Natural disasters top agenda at Pacific foreign ministers meeting

Experiences and lessons learned from Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu and Typhoon Maysak in the Philippines will play a valuable part in discussions, and the meeting will look to establish opportunities for initiatives that will build resilience and mitigate effects of disasters in the region.

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  • Lisa Cornish

    Lisa Cornish is a freelance data journalist based in Canberra, Australia. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane and online through news.com.au. Lisa has recently been awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.