In the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), communities in the inhabited atolls and islands of Yap State are often at risk of experiencing drought, as well as sudden-onset disasters including earthquakes, flooding, tsunamis, and typhoons.
With support from USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and the College of Micronesia–FSM established the “Adaptive Community Transformation (ACT) on Yap” project to strengthen community resilience to natural disasters.
Weno, Chuuk FSM - on April 22, 2020 Tuesday, Chuuk EPA staff (Solid & Hazardous Waste Manager and Environmental Educator) with collaboration of (8) eight volunteers from Kuchua, Dublon and Tunnuk, Udot, along with two Chuuk Department of Transportation and Public Works staff and security measure by 2 Police Officers from the Chuuk State Department of Public Safety gathered together at the Downtown Marina Shoreline and collected scattered trash of all kinds as an activity for the Earth Day. Pictures taken were before and after the clean up.
Weno, Chuuk FSM - Earth Day April 22, 2020 at Downtown Marina Shoreline - volunteers from Dublon Kuchua
Another Joint Force from Chuuk EPA and Department of Public Works starting to collect junk cars scattered beside the main and secondary road on Weno Island. Removal of junk cars are those abandoned vehicles lying within the 38 feet right of way easment of a public (main) and secondary road. Photos taken at Marina Dumpsite as is it temporarily being used as a storage site.
Enforcement Team from Chuuk EPA and Department of Public Safety Officers confiscated illegal stock of merchandise in stores. Chuuk State Law prohibits the imporation, possession and sale of such items...
48th World Environmentment Day, The activities this year were collection of used cars from Tafunsak, Coastal cleanup, radio announcent, promotional tshirt and Q & A program.
In 2018, the Federated State of Micronesia through the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Emergency Management (DECEM) with the support of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP) assisted in the formulation of the Federated States of Micronesia National Environment Management Strategy (NEMS) 2019–2023.
The FSM NEMS was developed based on data and information in the FSM State of Environment report, formed
as a prerequisite of the NEMS.
The KSDP is a four-year, high-level, document that articulates Kosrae government priorities and development sector vision along with specific targets for focusing workforce efforts and allocating resources. The aims of the KSDP include the following:
• Provide government and sector officials and leaders with long-term guidance for decision-making
• Communicate a prioritized plan to sector stakeholders for addressing a wide range of activities
• Provide a means for communicating government and sector priorities to Kosraean residents
Slides from the FSM Inform workshop, introducing the Inform project objectives and the software tools being proposed.
User manuals and quick start guides for using the FSM Inform Environment data portal.
The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) was established by the Convention for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPF Convention) which entered into force on 19 June 2004.
Data herein presents annual catch estimates specifically for FSM as a member country of the commission according to WCPFC Statistical Area from 1991 - 2016.
This plan highlighted the five key principles for successful adaptation and reduction of present and future coastal hazard risks to Kosrae communities and infrastructure over the next few generations;
This dataset provides a direct internet link to FSM's data hosted on the GBIF website / records.
The Digital Atlas of Micronesia is the foremost source of maps and geospatial information for the Federated States of Micronesia. People searching for any sort of geospatial information can come to this web-based Atlas to identify, visualize, query, analyze, and acquire datasets relevant to their interests. At the core of the Atlas are web-enabled GIS and searchable database that allow users to view and manipulate hundreds of layers of geospatial information.