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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
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
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
The UN REDD Desks publishes new country page on Vanuatu will all the latest information about REDD+ activities here!  The page provides detailed information on the institutions, legal and policy ...
Post Date: 22-Jan-2014
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
Pacific-German Regional Programme on Coping with Climate Change in the Pacific Island Region     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tanna Island Council of Chiefs in Vanuatu Release Declaration ...
Post Date: 17-Dec-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
The French Red Cross and Vanuatu Red Cross Society is looking for an external consultant to conduct the final evaluation of a DRR Mitigation project in Torba Province called SCP ...
Post Date: 07-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
*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
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
The important role of forests in mitigating climate change through carbon sequestration has made it even more critical to ensure that forestry resources are managed and developed in a sustainable ...
Post Date: 25-Sep-2013
Turkey is hosting one of the most important youth-led grass roots climate change conferences in the word which known as Global Power Shift. Global Power Shift is intended to be ...
Post Date: 28-Jun-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 Tim Stumhofer tim.stumhofer@ghginstitute.org I’d like to draw your attention to a recent three-part blog series posted on the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI) website. The series, written ...
Post Date: 11-Oct-2012