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Post Date: 17-Apr-2018
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
An account of the Ambae situation reported on the 15 Nov by Disaster officer, Manson Taridenga addressed existing issues and needs currently facing the people of Ambae. As part of ...
Post Date: 15-Nov-2017
Vanuatu building contractors have been approved to build a provincial disaster operational centre in 3 provinces as an on-going support to be resilient to the frequent occurrences of cyclones and ...
Post Date: 01-Nov-2017
Vanuatu is expected to have 1 to 3 Tropical Cyclones (TC) in 2017/2018 cyclone season. The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazard Department (VMGD) appeals to the general public to prepare for ...
Post Date: 27-Oct-2017
SUVA, 1 OCTOBER 2017 – For an island region that copes each year with the impacts of cyclones, droughts, tidal surges and salt water inundation in food crops, the importance of ...
Post Date: 10-Oct-2017
Water projects completed by the IRCCNH (Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards) project through the Ministry of Climate Change were handed over to communities of Tanna and Tongoa ...
Post Date: 31-Aug-2017
NDMO held a workshop at the Ministry of Climate Change Adaptation with the purpose of reviewing Tropical Cyclone Donna operations and producing a report with recommendations for responding to future ...
Post Date: 08-Aug-2017
Port Vila - On 3 August, the Ministry of Education and Training, in partnership with the Ministry of Climate Change and through the Vanuatu Institute of Technology (VIT) produced its ...
Post Date: 07-Aug-2017
The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) though the Ministry of Climate Change continues to strengthen Vanuatu's capacity in Emergency Operations against catastrophic events in our Provinces. Beginning June this year, ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
Epi is the latest island to be provided climate proof buildings for the use of government departments and communities. The construction of the building is part of a UNDP-supported, GEF-LDCF ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
USP will be hosting its first-ever Climate Finance Workshop, a join initiative between the USAID's Adapt and Climate Ready Projects. Drawing on the 6-years experience of the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific ...
Post Date: 17-Jun-2017
Are you worried about climate change and natural hazards? What are you doing about it? With the postgraduate programmes we offer in climate change, you can make a difference! The ...
Post Date: 13-Jun-2017
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department (VMGD) has received an award for excellence in disaster response at this year’s New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) awards ceremony held in Wellington, New ...
Post Date: 18-May-2017
Paramount Chief Maseiman of Pango, South Efate, and his community took the initiative to launch a Tsunami Siren, Tsunami Information Boards and Tsunami Evacuation Signs located in their village on ...
Post Date: 18-May-2017
GCF 101 is a stripped-down guide to help people understand how the Fund works. This guide is a simple, comprehensive road map for anybody who would like to access the ...
Post Date: 11-May-2017
Early this year, a team of NIWA researchers, SPC technical staff and staff from the Vanuatu NDMO and Geoscience Division successfully implemented a case study design workshop in Port Vila ...
Post Date: 31-Mar-2017
Last year and this year saw the installation of tsunami warning systems around Port Vila and Luganville. These activities were possible through the Japan-funded project MDRR (Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction) ...
Post Date: 30-Mar-2017
The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) has developed three guidelines to assist the nation during emergency evacuations: the Evacuation Selection and Assessment Guidelines, the Operation and Management of Evacuation Site ...
Post Date: 30-Mar-2017
On 27 January 2017, the Lonamilo community on Tanna celebrated the opening of a new USAID funded evacuation centre with a delegation from Port Vila. The delegation to the USAID Coastal ...
Post Date: 29-Jan-2017
Picture caption: Members of the Anamburu Ward Council discussing their tsunami response plans during the workshop. The creation of the Tsunami Response Plans for Port Vila and South Efate will ...
Post Date: 03-Nov-2016
Vanuatu is expected to have 2 to 3 Tropical Cyclones (TC) in 2016/2017 cyclone season. The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazard Department (VMGD) appeals to the general public to prepare for this ...
Post Date: 01-Nov-2016
The September News release features the following: 1. Vanuatu Red Cross Society in Paama, the Shepherd Islands, Tanna, Efate and Efate offshore islands, (construction of shelters and water catchments) 2. First Aid to ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-2016
The NDMO and Yumi Redi Consortium can announce the public release of the CBDRR handbook for facilitators. A downloadable PDF version can be found via the below link. https://www.dropbox.com/s/q71ztxhhhgg68rz/CBDRR%20HANBUK%20NDMO_soft_161008.pdf?dl=0 ...
Post Date: 23-Oct-2016
To celebrate International DRR Day, the Vanuatu Climate Action Network (VCAN) in collaboration with the NAB and GIZ is holding a Vanuatu Climate Change & Disaster Risk Boot Camp (October ...
Post Date: 14-Oct-2016