Vanuatu’s National Advisory Board on Climate Change & Disaster Risk reduction (NAB) is the supreme policy making and advisory body for all disaster risk reduction and climate change programs, projects, initiatives and activities.
The NAB develops DRR and CC policies, guidelines and positions, Advises on international and regional DRR and CC obligations, Facilitates and endorses the development of new DRR & CC programs, projects, initiatives and activities, Acts as a focal point for information ‐ sharing and coordination on CC/DRR, as well as Guides and coordinates the development of national climate finance processes.
Vanuatu’s society, environment and economy are highly vulnerable to climate change and disaster risks. Predicted increases in extreme weather from climate change means we will face even greater impacts in the future. We also live with the threat of volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and tsunamis. The National Advisory Board on Climate Change & Disaster Risk Reduction seeks strong collaboration with our partners to plan and prepare for, and respond to, these challenges.