Red Cross/ Red Crescent Climate Centre

Preparing for storms – protecting the islands

19/01/2011 - by Nic Maclellan, Islands Business

Living from the land and ocean requires keen observation of nature and changes in weather and climate. But at a time when climate change may increase the frequency or intensity of natural disasters, can this local knowledge be used to better protect Pacific communities from storms, cyclones and other hazards?
On November 30, the Australian Red Cross launched a report on “Traditional knowledge and Red Cross disaster preparedness in the Pacific.” Read more.