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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
CHA Media Release Suva, Fiji | 14 September 2015 The United Nations is urging Pacific Islanders and their governments to prepare now for a looming El Niño ...
Post Date: 17-Sep-2015
Natural Disasters and UNDP MDG Carbon have issued the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) on Rural Electrification in Vanuatu.  The overall target of the NAMA is to support Vanuatu in ...
Post Date: 15-Sep-2015
Climate Network Coordinators: 1 year contracts Oxfam seeks enthusiastic and inclusive Network Coordinators to facilitate a range of issue based networks across Oxfam’s programs (Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, ...
Post Date: 20-Jul-2015
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
October 2013: The UN Technical Support Team (TST) has issued three briefs in preparation for the seventh session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on ...
Post Date: 07-Nov-2013
*Subject: First Peoples Worldwide GRANTS - deadline for application 31 October 2013* Description Less than 0.01% of the world’s development funding goes directly to Indigenous communities, ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-2013
Vanuatu commits to strengthening climate change and disaster risk governance PORT VILA, 25 SEPTEMBER 2013 (UNDP) ---- The National Advisory Board on Climate Change and Disaster Risk ...
Post Date: 27-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
Website small news or blog story Welcome to the Cloud Nasara: New Vanuatu climate and disaster preparedness animation premieres in Port Vila   Cloud Nasara, a new cartoon that integrates ...
Post Date: 06-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: Governance & Capacity Expert for Vanuatu Period ...
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