This year Vanuatu’s Fest Napuan music festival became the mouthpiece for climate change resilience in the Pacific. The extra-special 20th Anniversary of the Fest Napuan included daily events focused...More
“Don’t walk into the future backwards,” warned Katty Napwatt, Torba Province’s charismatic Secretary General, referring to plans that only look at past experiences without strategic forward planning...More
21 October 2015 – Today Vanuatu wrapped up its first technical training for the entire delegation that will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference to be held in Paris France in December...More
Lord Mayor Ulrich Sumptoh, Ministry of Climate Change Director General Jotham Napat and Shefa Provincial Government Secretary General Michel Kalworai are spearheading a reinvigorated effort to plan...More
Armenia, Cabo Verde, Kyrgyzstan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam Submit INDCs 29 September 2015: The UNFCCC Secretariat has reported that Vanuatu, Armenia, Cabo Verde, Kyrgyzstan and Viet Nam have formally...More
The Government of Vanuatu is committed to build and equip over Vt52 million worth of Provincial Disaster Centers for Torba and Tafea provinces as part of its continued efforts to strengthen its...More
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 emergency with the potential to affect more...More
Natural Disasters and UNDP MDG Carbon have issued the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) on Rural Electrification in Vanuatu . The overall target of the NAMA is to support Vanuatu in...More
Please find attach a Crown of Thorn Star Fish (COTs) Flyer prepared after some work conducted in Vanuatu by Fisheries Department in Collaboration with IRD Scientist in Noumea. After the impact of TC...More
The Climate Division of the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department (VMGD) is now confirming: El Niño is now well established with all ENSO indicators pointing to a mature El Niño event to...More
Vanuatu is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change and disaster risks. The island nation experiences cyclones, storm surges, landslides, flooding and droughts, which may...More
‘Vanuatu is expected to have 2 to 6 Tropical Cyclones (TC) in 2015/2016 cyclone season. The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazard Department (VMGD) appeals to the general public to prepare for this...More