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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
This week, the Ministry of Agriculture and SHEFA province are holding El Nino drought preparation workshops for over 100 community representatives from each village on the islands of Nguna, Pele ...
Post Date: 17-Feb-2016
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
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
Pacific Ecosystem-based Adaptation to Climate Change Communications Officer The PEBACC CO position exists to: Develop and disseminate communications products to promote ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) in the Pacific Island Region as ...
Post Date: 09-Sep-2015
USP launches free Online Climate Change mini Course   Climate Change is an issue that affects almost all aspects of living in the Pacific Islands and adapting and preparing for ...
Post Date: 28-Aug-2015
Advisor (m//f) on Sustainable Energy JOB-ID: 23352 Field of activity Sustainable livelihoods have a high priority for Pacific Island communities and governments alike. They are central to current development policies ...
Post Date: 28-Aug-2015
Occupy Vanuatu! Vegetable Market Climate Protest Against New Global Coal   18 August 2015   Today in Port Vila over 200 people, including youth and secondary school students, ...
Post Date: 19-Aug-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
  REPUBLIC OF VANUATU   VANUATU METEOROLOGY AND GEO-HAZARDS DEPARTMENT   ...
Post Date: 24-Mar-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
                            Increasing Resilience to Climate Change ...
Post Date: 17-Mar-2014
Disease-resistant banana varieties for food security in the Pacific region   Friday 13th  December 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) – Suva   ...
Post Date: 20-Dec-2013
SCI Foundation Matching Grants   The SCI Foundation is proud to extend our reach across the globe in order to help fund wildlife conservation and research projects. Through our ...
Post Date: 17-Dec-2013
A team in Vanuatu consisting of local landowners, Live & Learn staff, and staff from the Vanuatu Department of Forestry, have begun planting the country’s first REDD+ agroforestry pilot plot. ...
Post Date: 11-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
Journalists provide information vital to the maintenance of governance systems, human health and the health of our environment. With more people in the Pacific, particularly the young, heading online in ...
Post Date: 28-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
UN Ranks 5 Pacific Nations High For Disaster RiskRankings highlight vulnerability of island countries: official   MELBOURNE, Australia (Radio Australia, Oct. 10, 2013) – A report ...
Post Date: 14-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
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
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
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