The review provides an inventory of regional and country-level adaptatin activities and a summary of key adaptation priorities, based on documents like the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change's National Adaptation Programs of Action and National Communications. It also identifies gaps and opportunities for scaling up and enhancing collaboration.

This document is one of 12 regional profiles completed as a contribution to the Review of Current and Planned Adaptation Action in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean. It presents a review of current and planned adaptation action in the Pacific. For the purpose of this review, the Pacific is defined as including Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. The review first provides an overview of adaptation action at a regional level, highlighting commonalities and differences between Pacific countries. The appendices that follow discuss adaptation action taking place in each of the fourteen countries in the region.

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