Vanuatu Case Study | Standing Together: Strengthening Climate Change Resilience in Vanuatu
Futuna sits majestically in the Pacific Ocean, one of Vanuatu’s 83 islands. It is a remote but special place. Here, resident’s fish and farm, and are renowned for their weaving talents, making baskets and bags. Since 2009, CARE has been working with the community of Futuna to support their efforts to reduce disasters and to adapt to climate change. In 2012, CARE began a new initiative to strengthen the resilience of women, men and children to climate change and weather-related disasters. Over the following three years, the program worked with every village on the island, using a variety of strategies to build resilience.