UNDERSTANDING THE PACIFIC’S ADAPTIVE CAPACITY TO EMERGENCIES IN THE CONTEXT OF CLIMATE CHANGE COUNTRY REPORT: VANUATU
Climate change is likely to affect the pattern of some disasters in the Pacific, and thereforethe organisations and systems involved in disaster response. This research, conducted byresearchers at the University of Technology, Sydney, focused on how the immediatehumanitarian needs following disasters are met by various stakeholders, both in theaffected country and those offering support from outside. The research sought tounderstand the adaptive capacity of both Pacific island countries (PICs) and Australia’sdisaster response to a potential increase in disasters driven by climate change. Thisreport provides results for Vanuatu – one of four case study countries selected for deeperanalysis. See institute websites for the full research report which includes details of allcase study countries.