Samoa Observer, 22nd August 2018
The celebration of the successful three-year project between the Adventist Development and Relief Agency and United States Agency for International development (U.S.A.I.D.) or the Pacific American Climate Fund (P.A.C.A.M.) project was held in Siufaga, Savaii yesterday.
A parade led by the Ministry of Police band also included members of the community and representatives from the Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development, Fire and Emergency Services, Fa’ataua Le Ola and the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.
United States Embassy Charge-de Affaires, Antone Greubel said the initiative builds upon their strong ties as they promote a stable and prosperous future for the people of Samoa.
“As we know Samoa is vulnerable to extreme drought, prolong heavy rainfall as well as extreme cyclones and tropical storms that are becoming more frequent.”
“These hazards not only cause fatalities and damages, they also challenge the livelihood that people depend on,” he said.