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The Meteorology Division (Samoa Meteorological Services) is a divisional branch of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE), Government of the Independent State of Samoa.

The Division's mandate is the national "OFFICIAL SOURCE OF WARNINGS" for all Meteorological, Climatological, Geophysical Hazards for the Independent State of Samoa. [Disaster and Emergency Act 2007 and Section 6.3 National Disaster Management Plan 2011-2014].

OUR VISION

An improved quality of life for all Samoans that is premised on sustainable development and management of the country's Natural Resources and Environment.

OUR MISSION

To implement and utilize the principles of best practice in mainstreaming climate change adaptation and mitigation in the sustainable management of the country's natural resources and environment through partnerships with all relevant stakeholders.

VALUES

The Meteorology Division aims to provide quality services embraced within the key principles of good governance, accountability, transparency and the following values, in a healthy and secure environment.

i. Va tapuia - Respected relations between people and the values of our environment

ii.

Va tapuiaRespectedrelations betweenpeopleand the intrinsicc values of our environment
.
The respect for this relationship
is considered as
a common courtesy
so as to
maintain the balance of nature
,
developments
and people
.
Effectiveness and efficiency
Achieving good results
for Samoa in an economical
ly sound
way
.
I
ntegrity
Take pride in our work, humility in services and
fa’aaloalo
in the work place.
Maintain professional relationship with staff and clients with respect and dignity.
Team work
Promote collective and coordinated efforts, participatory and fr
iendly approach
es
,
open and frank communication, and genuine information sharing;
Equity & Fairness
Promote equal opportunities, maintain objectivity and fairness, gender balance
and moral integrity for all;
Innov
ati
ve
Utilisation and encouragement of
staff initiative and creativity to achieve the best

from available resources