Tag Archives: Natural Disasters

Micronesian Storms

TweetOver the last week or so Micronesia has had some bad storms and the headlines are pretty scary. In general Chuuk and Yap have been hit by the most recent typhoon (Maysak) and have really suffered, but Kosrae didn’t have … Continue reading

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Solomon Island Tsunami Kosrae Tide Levels

TweetLast year a joint project between KIRMA (Kosrae Island Resource Management Authority), NIWA, SPREP and FSM PACC resulted in the installation of our first ever tide gauge in Lelu Harbor. The project was funded by GEF/UNDP. The tide data is … Continue reading

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Solomon Islands Earthquake and Tsunami

TweetEarlier today there was a huge earthquake (8.0) of off the coast of the Solomon Islands. The Solomons are directly south of Kosrae and when the tsunami was generated, Kosrae was included in the warning issued by NOAA’s Tsunami Warning … Continue reading

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Japanese Earthquake Impact

TweetAs you all know today Japan has suffered from a terrible earthquake and subsequent tsunami. It appears that our region has escaped injury from the earthquake generated tsunami. According to NOAA’s Pacific Tsunami Warning Center the tsunami measured 2.1 ft … Continue reading

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