01 May 2015 - News Story The South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu, a state member of IUCN, confronted the utter devastation of category 5 Tropical Cyclone Pam which tore through the islands a few...More
New Mobile Phone App to Assess Food Security after Cyclone Pam 19 June 2015 The National Disaster Management Office, in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, SPC/GIZ and UNDP, has recently...More
5 June, Port Vila, Vanuatu – On World Environment Day this year, the Government of Vanuatu and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) signed a milestone Host Country...More
4 June, Port Vila, Vanuatu - Vanuatu broadcasters and media came together with the National Disaster Management Office, and the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazard Department to plan and prepare their...More
The Government of the Republic of Vanuatu this week launched US$3.6 million grant towards the Readiness preparation phase of the Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Degraded forests or the REDD...More
The Government of Vanuatu through the Ministry of Climate Change and Natural Disasters with the leadership and partnership of the Department of Forestry this week has conducted a two-day inception...More
12 May 2015, Apia, Samoa, PCCR - Samoa is well on its way of meeting it’s 100 per cent goals on renewable energy by 2017, its Prime Minister Honourable Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Neioti Aiono Sailele...More
12 May 2015, Apia, Samoa, PCCR - Over 200 delegates have come together for the Pacific Climate Change Roundtable in Samoa this week to share lessons learnt from implementing the PacificIslands...More
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 in Samoa...More
​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 is based on the latest Island...More

What Is The NAB?

The NAB Secretariat's Malcolm Dalesa, Principal Scientific Officer: Climate Change Adaptation and DRR, gives an overview of how the NAB was formed, where it sits in the national framework of climate change and disaster risk reduction, how the NAB will work with government, civil society and NGOs, and the main work elements planned for 2014 onwards. 

The attached presentation gives examples of how NAB can provide assistance to those working on climate change and disaster risk reduction activities in Vanuatu.

A copy of the 'What is the NAB' presentation can be downloaded from this article.

Vanuatu's Ministry of Agricuture Risk and Resilience Unit: