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The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department (VMGD) has received an award for excellence in disaster response at this year’s New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) awards ceremony held in Wellington, New ...
Post Date: 18-May-2017
Paramount Chief Maseiman of Pango, South Efate, and his community took the initiative to launch a Tsunami Siren, Tsunami Information Boards and Tsunami Evacuation Signs located in their village on ...
Post Date: 18-May-2017
Last year and this year saw the installation of tsunami warning systems around Port Vila and Luganville. These activities were possible through the Japan-funded project MDRR (Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction) ...
Post Date: 30-Mar-2017
Anglican Overseas Aid and Anglican Board of Mission are jointly funding a DRM Mentor to work with our partner in Vanuatu to build their capacity to respond effectively to emergency responses in the ...
Post Date: 21-Sep-2015
please find news for your use, from the Pacific at the 19th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change which opened today in Warsaw ...
Post Date: 12-Nov-2013
16 October 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) registry, which is now a fully functional, public, web-based platform.   The registry is set ...
Post Date: 07-Nov-2013
The Adaptation Committee of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) visited the Sabeto District in Fiji on Wednesday. ‘The purpose of the field visit is to show ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
31 July 2013: The UN Secretary-General has issued a report on UN and national efforts to implement sustainable development in small island developing States (SIDS). The report concludes that, ...
Post Date: 17-Sep-2013
Vanuatu Red Cross Society - Job description   Disaster Risk Reduction Support Officer   Position Title:                   Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Support officer Reporting to:                     - CEO of the ...
Post Date: 07-Aug-2013
Vanuatu Red Cross Society - Job description   Disaster Risk Reduction Support Officer   Position Title:                   Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Support officer Reporting to:                     - CEO of the ...
Post Date: 07-Aug-2013
Vanuatu Red Cross Society - Job description   Disaster Risk Reduction Support Officer   Position Title:                   Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Support officer Reporting to:                     - CEO of the ...
Post Date: 07-Aug-2013
  NADI, Fiji --- Cook Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu shared their experiences with integration of climate change (CC) and disaster risk management (DRM) practices at the High Level Dialogue session ...
Post Date: 11-Jul-2013
Country: UNDP Pacific Centre - Fiji Project name: Strengthening Climate and Disaster Risk Governance in Vanuatu Description of the assignment: Team Leader for Vanuatu Period of assignment/services: ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
Country: UNDP Pacific Centre - Fiji Project name: Strengthening Climate and Disaster Risk Governance in Vanuatu Description of the assignment: Team Leader for Vanuatu Period of assignment/services: ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
Country: UNDP Pacific Centre - Fiji Project name: Strengthening Climate and Disaster Risk Governance in Vanuatu Description of the assignment: Public Financial Management Expert Period of assignment/services: ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
Country: UNDP Pacific Centre - Fiji Project name: Strengthening Climate and Disaster Risk Governance in Vanuatu Description of the assignment: Climate and Disaster Risk Profiler for Vanuatu ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
Bonn, April 29, 2013. Inaugurating its first negotiation session, as the new chair of the group of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Mr. Prakash Mathema from Nepal, urges Parties to ...
Post Date: 30-Apr-2013
Are you interested in gaining a formal qualification in Disaster Risk Management? ...
Post Date: 21-Dec-2012
The FIELD paper below may be of interest to readers from SIDS. “International institutions and new sustainable development goals beyond 2015: climate change, poor and vulnerable countries” (at http://www.field.org.uk/news/beyond-2015-climate-poor-and-vulnerable-countries) ...
Post Date: 22-Oct-2012