The Emergency Operation Center in American Samoa has been partially activated because of forecasts of winds of just under 100 km/ph for the territory. Read more on Radio New Zealand International
Health officials in American Samoa have confirmed another measles case after a sample tested positive at a Hawaii laboratory. Read more on Radio New Zealand International
Giff Johnson, RNZI Contributor Two Marshall Islanders died from dengue fever this week at Majuro hospital emphasising the severity of the outbreak now in its eighth month. Read more on Radio New...
By Giff Johnson With Majuro hospital wards overflowing with dengue fever patients, a US volunteer medical team has arrived to bolster the hospital's treatment programme. Read the full story on Radio...
A state of emergency remains in force for Tuvalu as the government continues to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Tino two weeks ago. Read the full story on Radio New Zealand International.
Tsunami detection times in the south-west Pacific are soon to drop from hours to minutes. Read more on Radio New Zealand International.
Indonesian security forces say a West Papuan was shot dead in a clash with police and military forces in Intan Jaya regency of Papua province. Read more on Radio New Zealand International
Damage caused by Cyclone Tino in Fiji's northernmost parts this month will cost the government $US2.8 million. Read more on Radio New Zealand International.
Health officials in American Samoa say three more people have been confirmed to have contracted measles. Read more on Radio New Zealand International.
Tuvalu's government has given its approval for a state of emergency to be declared in the country with rough seas still hampering disaster authorities efforts to assess damage caused by Cyclone Tino...