Direct internet link to the one stop location for anyone searching for information and news relating to environment and climate change projects in the Federated States of Micronesia.
FSM geospatial data sharing platform for Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development, presenting information to assist with planning and co-ordination for disaster preparedness , response and recovery.
This dataset holds the following reports for the FSM Climate Change and Disaster Risk Finance Assessment:
1. FSM Climate Change and Disaster Risk Finance Assessment – Executive Summary – February 2019
2. FSM Climate Change and Disaster Risk Finance Assessment – Final Report – February 2019
This dataset contains the FSM ‘Nationwide Climate Change Policy 2009’, which was endorsed on December 1st, 2009, and the FSM ‘Nation Wide Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Policy 2013’, which was endorsed on June 2013. The Integrated 2013 Policy supersedes the 2009 Climate Change Policy.
This report presents the findings following research and a three-week field assessment (April 2009) of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in response to nation-wide marine inundation by extreme tides (December 2007, September 2008, and December 2008). This study was conducted at the request of the US Department of Agriculture Forest Service and the state and federal government of FSM, and was compiled and published in 2010, by Charles H. Fletcher and Bruce M. Richmond.
This dataset provides the timeline of major natural disasters that have affected islands in the FSM, compiled by Whitney Hoot and Danko Taborosi of Island Research & Education Initiative (iREi), from the year 1775 to 2012.
This plan provides for the establishment of national arrangements for the FSM government for responding to emergency and disaster events within the country, published in 2017.
This dataset contains the Joint State Action Plan for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change for all 4 States of the FSM:
• Yap Joint State Action Plan for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change – 2015
• Kosrae Joint State Action Plan for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change – 2015
• Pohnpei Joint State Action Plan for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change – 2016
• Chuuk Joint State Action Plan for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change - 2017
The Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on June 12, 1992.
This dataset holds all national communications submitted by FSM to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
The focus of this policy is to mitigate climate change especially at the international level, and adaptation at the national, state and community levels to reduce the FSM's vulnerability to climate change adverse effects. In this context, reaffirms its social and cultural identity and its people's rights and desire to continue to live sustainably on their islands.
This is the Pacific Studies Series for CLIMATE PROOFING - A Risk-based Approach to Adaptation Report by Asian Development Bank, published 2005
This law covers different sections as follows: Ban of Styrofoam, Single-use plastic shopping bags, plastic straws; removal of tin roofing fences along the main road; removal of abundant vehicles; importation of vehicles with 100k mileage, and so forth.
Vulnerability Assessment for the outer islands of Yap
Climate change has been identified as the single greatest threat to the livelihoods, security and well- being of Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs), and presents major challenges to the ability of governments to adapt and respond effectively. Despite doing little to contribute to the cause, the Pacific region is disproportionately affected. Climate change is already having significant impacts on communities, infrastructure, ecosystems, water supply, human health and livelihoods.
WENO, Chuuk – On June 13-14, 2019, the FSM Department of Environment, Climate Change, and Emergency Management (DECEM) had a two-day training in Chuuk State regarding the Inform & iCLIM Data Portals Projects and the Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) National Implementation Plan (NIP) Project. DECEM representatives visiting Chuuk to conduct the trainings are Mr. Snyther Biza, GIS and Data Officer; Mr. Skiis Dewey, IT Officer, and Ms. Caroline Werthog, POPs NIP Project Coordinator.
Waste audit data for FSM under the **PacWaste Project** implemented by SPREP.
Data compiled by Tonkin and Taylor