Samoa

23 أبريل 2016

Red Cross prepares as Tropical Cyclone Amos bears down on Samoa

50 volunteers and staff have been activated and 200 more volunteers are on standby to assist communities as Cyclone Amos edges closer
Making the case for legal preparedness at the 3rd Small Island Developing States conference
3 سبتمبر 2014

Making the case for legal preparedness at the 3rd Small Island Developing States conference

When disasters strike, laws can save lives. This was the clear message delivered by Jagan Chapagain, Asia Pacific director of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) who was moderating a panel discussion on legal preparedness for
Disaster risk and climate change dominate agenda at Small Island Developing States Conference
2 سبتمبر 2014

Disaster risk and climate change dominate agenda at Small Island Developing States Conference

Over 2,000 delegates have gathered in the Samoan capital Apia for the 3rd International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
Helping communities adapt to climate change by reducing disaster risks in Samoa
7 نوفمبر 2013

Helping communities adapt to climate change by reducing disaster risks in Samoa

Despite progress towards meeting the UN Millennium Development Goals, Samoa’s development gains are under increasing threat from the effects of climate change.
Red Cross societies organize rapid response as Cyclone Evan hammers Samoa and Fiji
19 ديسمبر 2012

Red Cross societies organize rapid response as Cyclone Evan hammers Samoa and Fiji

By Patrick Fuller Over the past five days Samoa and Fiji have felt the full force of Cyclone Evan as it tracked across the Pacific. Evan made landfall in Samoa on 13 December as a category 3 tropical storm.  Apia, the capital of Samoa, experienced extensive flooding and there was widespread damage to buildings and critical infrastructure in surrounding areas. Seven schools were completely...
Samoa: Nella’s story – a home at last
29 سبتمبر 2010

Samoa: Nella’s story – a home at last

“I can sleep at night now – maybe because I’m so happy,” Nella Tufugafale says.
Samoa: protecting families from future disasters
29 سبتمبر 2010

Samoa: protecting families from future disasters

Falefata Elaulau looks across the foundations of his new home to the distant sea below.
14 يونيو 2010

Samoa: Little girls lost

With rebuilding underway and tropical regrowth masking a landscape scarred by last September’s tsunami, internal wounds are still raw in Samoa eight months on.
Samoa: Hands and feet of tsunami response
6 أكتوبر 2009

Samoa: Hands and feet of tsunami response

Nearly a week after an earthquake and tsunami that caused the worst disaster in living memory, tools and water are top priorities for the Samoa Red Cross Society response.
5 أكتوبر 2009

Samoa: Humanitarian diary

On 29 September, an 8.
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