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14 November 2013 - 5:13pmSuper Typhoon Haiyan, labeled the biggest storm ever recorded, began its life as a cluster of thunderstorms in the warm northwest Pacific waters of the Federated States of Micronesia. Originally designated 31W, meteorological services began issuing alerts about a tropical depression tracking west-northwest...
14 October 2013 - 8:49pmIn a region as disaster-prone as the Pacific Islands, finding ways to get critical information to and from communities scattered across small and remote islands is increasingly preoccupying governments and humanitarian organizations. When Tropical Cyclone Evan struck Samoa on 13 December 2012, it caused...