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Vanuatu now has a plan to guide the Ministry of Health (MoH) to prepare, respond and recover from natural disasters such as cyclones, volcanoes earthquakes and climate change impacts. The National ...
Post Date: 14-Jul-2021
The Torba Provincial Emergency Operation Center (PDOC) as the leading agency responding to disasters in Torba Province has issued orders to continue cleanup campaign to eliminate malaria in the province. ...
Post Date: 22-May-2020
The National COVID19 Advisory Team at the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) is putting together a detailed repatriation plan for the return of all Vanuatu citizens stranded overseas due to ...
Post Date: 22-May-2020
The Chinese Government has donated much needed Medical facilities to help with preparedness to deal with the COVID -19 Coronavirus pandemic. The Items were delivered on a Charter from China ...
Post Date: 14-May-2020
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department (VMGD) is launching the new Call Center aimed at boosting public access to its warning services in Vanuatu. The Call Center is established in ...
Post Date: 01-Apr-2020
GCF has introduced a new application process for smaller-scale projects or programmes: Do you have a project that is ready for scaling up, and has the potential for transformation to ...
Post Date: 27-Feb-2018
On 30 January, over thirty participants from the Government, Civil Society, Private Sector, and Development Partners were trained in the usage of the website of the National Advisory Board on ...
Post Date: 30-Jan-2018
A Media and Stakeholder Workshop was held on the 3rd‐7th of July at the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department (VMGD) at the Ministry of Climate Change. The 4-day workshop aims ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
A USD55 million project aimed to improve management of environmental data and information kicked off this month. The project ‘CB2/Cross Cutting Capacity Development (CCCD)’ is supported by the UNDP, ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
The Young Water Fellowship Program aims to empower young leaders from low and middle income countries to implement projects to tackle water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), water pollution and water scarcity issues, by ...
Post Date: 11-Jul-2017
The NDC Partnership recently launched the first comprehensive online platform focused specifically on resources that help countries implement their national climate commitments (Nationally Determined Contributions or NDCs). The NDC Toolbox Navigator (beta) is a searchable ...
Post Date: 16-May-2017
EU-GIZ Adapting to Climate Change and Suatainable Energy (ACSE) programme on Freshwater Aquaculture was launched on the 17th of October 2016. The objective of the project is to: 1) Trial ...
Post Date: 24-Oct-2016
In the time that it has taken you to read this sentence, you have fallen through an eternal expanse of stars at approximately 460 metres a second. Clinging to a ...
Post Date: 20-Oct-2016
PRESS RELEASE    Date: 22 September, 2016   SPREP launches new guidelines for environmental impact assessment   New guidelines for environmental impact assessment (EIA) were launched at the twenty-seventh annual ...
Post Date: 23-Sep-2016
As citizens of Vanuatu, everyone is held responsible for the health of our planet and must think carefully how our every day choices and actions contribute to the well-being or deterioration ...
Post Date: 22-Sep-2016
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
WASH Community Mobilisation Officer: 6 months contract Oxfam seeks a dynamic community mobiliser with experience mobilising communities on water, sanitation and hygiene issues, able to provide supportive management and engage ...
Post Date: 21-Jul-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
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
A five-day regional training for Pacific island countries and territories was held in Nadi, Fiji from 16–20 September where 27 participants from 12 Pacific states (Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project The Vanuatu Meteorological and Geo-hazard Department (VGMD) and National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) have secured funding for a large-scale ...
Post Date: 27-Aug-2013
The Secretariat of the Pacific Community through its Centre for Pacific Crops and Trees (SPC, CePaCT) is working closely with five Pacific island countries (Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, ...
Post Date: 28-Jun-2013
Course begins on July 13th and lasts for 5 weeks. Registration is free. You won't need any special software as all assignments/labs are done via ArcGIS online. https://www.coursera.org/course/maps ...
Post Date: 27-Jun-2013
As part of the CRM TASP, Altamirano and Guzmán (2012) studied the impacts of past climate patterns on diarrhoea, dengue and leptospirosis. These are some of the most important ...
Post Date: 01-Mar-2013