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La Niña returns    What does this mean for Vanuatu?   Welcome to Vanuatu Climate Watch, a new climate information update from VanKIRAP! VanKIRAP (Vanuatu Klaemet Infomesen blong ...
Post Date: 29-Sep-2022
The Caretaker Minister of Climate Change, Silas Bule, said the newly launched Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Policy (CCDRR) will build Vanuatu’s resilience and support the sustainable development of ...
Post Date: 05-Sep-2022
The Department of Climate Change (DoCC) and Vanuatu Meteorology & Geo-hazards Department (VMGD) have jointly conducted an awareness program within the remote communities of Northern and Southern most part of ...
Post Date: 04-Aug-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
Vanuatu will join the world to celebrate the World Water Day and World Meteorology Day this year from Monday 23 to Tuesday 24 March in Luganville, Santo. This year’s joint ...
Post Date: 18-Mar-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
30 May - 6 June 2018, SingaporeSponsorship available for up to 20 Action4SD Members Action4SD is delighted to be a partner for the upcoming UNLEASH SDG Innovation Lab which will convene 1,000 cross-sectoral leaders, under ...
Post Date: 09-Feb-2018
For island communities in Vanuatu, access to information is important in decision making in their daily lives. A key link is the climate and weather information provided by the Meteorology ...
Post Date: 05-Oct-2017
For the lone weather observer in Sola, work is non-stop. Alvine Wotlolan’s normal routine consists of recording weather and climate data every three hours, at both day and night, and ...
Post Date: 01-Oct-2017
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department advised earlier this year of the increasing chance of an El Niño occurring towards the middle of the year 2017. Since the advice was ...
Post Date: 25-Aug-2017
The Ministry of Climate Change launched 9 tsunami sirens on its Port Vila compound on the 3rd of August. The government of Japan through the World Bank funded the 3-year ...
Post Date: 04-Aug-2017
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
Two officers from the Climate Division took part in a two-week trip to Tanna to collect and verify traditional indicators on weather and climate for VMGD’s Traditional Knowledge (TK) Project. ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
The Vanuatu Meteo and Geo-Hazards Division together with the Project Management Unit (PMU) have launched the new weather focasting system that was acquired last year. This new weather system was ...
Post Date: 20-May-2017
16 September 2016 Pacific Leaders’ endorsement of the The Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific (FRDP), the world’s first integrated regional framework to build resilience to climate change and disasters, ...
Post Date: 20-Sep-2016
This is an update on the climate outlook from October to December 2016.
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Post Date: 16-Sep-2016
NEWS RELEASE 23 February 2015   Weathering food and nutrition security in the Pacific   The Regional Expert Roundtable on Climate Services for Agriculture and Food and Nutrition Security opened ...
Post Date: 26-Feb-2015
​Please find attached the Island Climate Update "Water Watch" which aims to provide an overview of the potential for water stress in the southwest Pacific.  This product ...
Post Date: 26-Feb-2015
Dear colleagues,    As you might remember, in July 2013 the SPC-GIZ Climate Program, along with many of its valued partners*, launched the ‘Pacific ...
Post Date: 20-Feb-2015
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
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