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TROPICAL CYCLONE TINO CENTRE 975HPA CATEGORY 2 WAS LOCATED NEAR 17.8 SOUTH 177.5 WEST OR ABOUT 240 MILES NORTHWEST OF NUKUALOFA AT 8AM CILT TODAY 17 JANUARY 2020. THE CYCLONE IS MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS. CYCLONE INTENSIFYING. EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 60 KNOTS CLOSE TO THE CENTRE INCREASING BY 8PM THIS EVENING. EXPECT WINDS OVER 33 KNOTS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES IN NE QUADRANT AND WITHIN 140 NAUTICAL MILES IN SE QUADRANT AND WITHIN 100 NAUTICAL MILES IN SW QUADRANT AND WITHIN 100 NAUTICAL MILES IN NW QUADRANT FORECAST POSITION NEAR 20.6S 175.3W AT 8PM CILT THIS EVENING AND NEAR 23.5S 172.8W AT 8AM CILT TOMORROW MORNING THE COOK ISLANDS METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE WILL MONITOR THE STATUS OF TC TINO AND WILL ADVICE THE COOK ISLANDS COMMUNITIES OF ITS MOVEMENT AND WHEN MATTERS DETERIORATE AND ESPECIALLY WHEN IT MOVES INTO THE AREA OF THE COOK ISLANDS.
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Ministry of Finance & Economic Management (MFEM): Grant Funding Opportunity - UNDP Ocean Innovation Challenge
Calling all those working in the ocean conservation space in the Cook Islands
UNDP has launched a new call to action - the Ocean Innovation Challenge to accelerate progress on #SDG14 - Life Below Water targets.
The Ocean Innovation Challenge (OIC) is a unique new mechanism that has been designed to accelerate progress on SDG14 by the identifying, financing, advising and mentoring of truly innovative, entrepreneurial and creative approaches to ocean and coastal restoration and protect that sustains livelihoods and advances the ‘blue economy’. The OIC seeks innovations that are transferrable, replicable and scalable in order to achieve maximum catalytic impact.
Submissions for proposals close 5th March 2020
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