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The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) has developed three guidelines to assist the nation during emergency evacuations: the Evacuation Selection and Assessment Guidelines, the Operation and Management of Evacuation Site ...
Post Date: 30-Mar-2017
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
Remote Communities in Vanuatu’s Shepherd Group undertake Food Solar Drying for Climate Change Adaptation   From the 21 November to 3 ...
Post Date: 06-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
By Florence Kuali-IAUTU, Communication Officer, NAB/COP19 Vanuatu has set a leading role in the pacific region in negotiating climate change issues by sending one of the largest delegations from the ...
Post Date: 15-Nov-2013
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
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
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
7 September 2013: In the context of calls for concrete action to ensure the survival of small island developing States (SIDS), the 44th Pacific Islands Forum convened under the ...
Post Date: 16-Sep-2013
The Climate Change Unit under the Ministry of Climate Change, Meteorology, Geo hazards and Energy in collaboration with Asian Development Bank (ADB) through the project: Regional Technical Assistance 7394 on ...
Post Date: 28-Aug-2013
12 July 2013: The Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) adopted the Nadi Draft Outcome Document, which will represent the ...
Post Date: 17-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
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
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
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