Programme Newsletter - Oct 18, 2021 Clean Pacific Roundtable Deep Dive – SIDE EVENT #4: Disaster Waste Management

The Deep Dive Session of the 3rd CPRT aims to highlight how managing Disaster Waste contributes to a country’s resiliency and showcase how some Pacific countries have mainstreamed Disaster Waste Management into National Disaster Management frameworks. The two hours Deep Dive session is designed to enable participants to:

  • Recognise the importance of managing Disaster Waste and how it contributes towards Disaster Risk Reduction.
  • Stress the importance of a holistic approach to managing disaster waste to build PICTs resilience in the future.
  • Emphasize the complexities associated with the modern generated disaster waste streams.
  • Highlight the main issues and challenges in addressing Disaster Waste in PICs.

GOAL: Recognise how managing Disaster Waste contribute to a country’s resiliency


  • Reiterate the vulnerability of the Pacific Region to natural disasters and the impact of the disaster on local communities
  • inform participants on the goal of the Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific
  • Highlight the cost of damage from past disasters to Pacific Island countries
  • Re-introduce the Regional Disaster Waste Management Guideline

Event Date: 18th November 2021

Time: 3pm (Samoa Time)

PacWastePlus Programme is assisting countries to deal with the large volume of waste, and mainstreaming disaster waste management into the Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific.


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