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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
Vanuatu is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change and disaster risks. The island nationexperiences cyclones, storm surges, landslides, flooding and droughts, which may ...
Post Date: 30-Oct-2015
5 June, Port Vila, Vanuatu – On World Environment Day this year, the Government of Vanuatu and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) signed a milestone Host ...
Post Date: 08-Jun-2015
The Minister for Climate Change and Natural Disasters, the Honourable James Bule, hosted a national validation workshop for the Vanuatu Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Policy at the Holiday ...
Post Date: 19-Feb-2015
Welcome Incorporated in 1985, the Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and ...
Post Date: 17-Dec-2013
The GEF Project Development Specialist will lead two GEF project development processes to a successful conclusion: one in Solomon Islands and one in Vanuatu. The consultant’s main task will be ...
Post Date: 05-Dec-2013
A 16-strong delegation from Vanuatu is at the United Nations Climate Conference in Warsaw this week, where countries are continuing negotiations towards a new global climate agreement.   In a ...
Post Date: 23-Nov-2013
MEDIA RELEASE, Friday, 25th October 2013 Tropical cyclone Outlook for Vanuatu for 2013/14 Season The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazard Department (VMGD) releases its tropical cyclone outlook for ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-2013
18 October 2013: The Adaptation Fund has released an infographic describing the $190 million of allocated funds across projects in 28 countries. The graphic highlights the following climate impacts: ...
Post Date: 22-Oct-2013
11 October 2013: The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched its inaugural Green Bond, which aims to provide funding for low-carbon and climate-resilient projects, focusing on, inter alia, programmes ...
Post Date: 18-Oct-2013
11 October 2013: During its fifth meeting, the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) developed a roadmap aimed at raising financial resources for the Fund to support developing ...
Post Date: 18-Oct-2013
La petite embarcation fend l'eau turquoise qui sépare Efate de Pele – deux des quelque 80 îles du Vanuatu, archipel mélanésien du sud-ouest du Pacifique. A son bord, Kaltuk ...
Post Date: 30-Sep-2013
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A groundbreaking climate change bill, rejected by former President Mwai Kibaki after what its supporters claim was pressure from private sector interests, is scheduled to ...
Post Date: 27-Sep-2013
24 September 2013: At the opening of the Fifth Session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGR), the Government ...
Post Date: 27-Sep-2013
28 August 2013: The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) convened the annual review meeting of the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project, which provided participants ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
women men young people and people living with disability  living in Futuna will be using diverse agricultural practices  that are responding to current future climate conditions
Post Date: 10-Jul-2013
Participants from the different Government Ministries, electricity utility companies, private sectors, solar retailers and Non-government Organisations have benefited from a national capacity building workshop on the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) ...
Post Date: 12-Jun-2013
Dear Climate Change Adaptation Stakeholders,   Welcome to your monthly update on the latest in the field of climate change adaptation in Asia, the Pacific, ...
Post Date: 13-May-2013
Climate change is already having a serious impact on poor and marginalised communities around the world and the severity of its impacts will increase over time unless we take urgent ...
Post Date: 08-May-2013
Food insecurity and climate change have finally brought agriculture back into the spotlight of international development debate. For all to have enough food, productivity on existing farmlands must rise, ...
Post Date: 26-Apr-2013
Out on the equator lies a threadbare nation of 33 squat islands and wispy atolls that trails 5,000 kilometres west across the Pacific; Kiribati is an unbounded oceanic territory of ...
Post Date: 19-Apr-2013
Vanuatu Government and World Bank launched USD3 Million project to improve disaster response for the 57000 people of Port Vila and Luganville.
Post Date: 03-Oct-2012
From NACCC to NAB in Vanuatu As with other Pacific countries, Vanuatu has begun to investigate the integration of climate change and disaster risk management into one structure.9 ...
Post Date: 30-Aug-2012