Alert: Eruption of Mt. Ulawun in West New Britain Province

Location: Mount Ulawun, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea Event: Papua New Guinea’s volatile Ulawun volcano began spewing ash at approximately 7 a.m. on Wednesday, 26 June 2019. Hoskins Airport is closed and the Rabaul Volcano Observatory has declared a stage one alert warning of a possible eruption.  Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology Darwin Volcanic …

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United States Empowers Government of Papua New Guinea to Build Resilience

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea – The United States Government, and the Government of Papua New Guinea, held a national consultation meeting on March 16, 2017 that brought together government representatives, non-government organizations, and the private sector to introduce the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) new Climate Ready project. The regional project will …

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Ambassador Ebert-Gray Announces U.S. Funding for Green Climate Fund

U.S. Embassy, Port Moresby: In recognition of the importance of Climate Change to our partners in Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Papua New Guinea, Ambassador Catherine Ebert-Gray is pleased to announce that the State Department has made an additional US$500 million grant to support the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Consistent with last year’s GCF grant, this funding …

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