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A report for United Nations Technical Cooperation for Development, Contract 6/89-SOI/87/001. DLS (Division of Land and Soil Sciences) contract Report 89/07. The extent of the risk to life and property on Guadalcanal from natural hazards was highlighted in 1986 on the damage incurred by Cyclone Namu. Landslides were widespread in steep inland areas, and most of the plains were inundated with floodwater and covered with silt. Villages and other developments should be sited in safe areas, land use...
Brochures highlights what to do before, during and after a quake, what are earthquakes, the magnitude and intensity, the zones of earthquake activity
The directive is designed to provide guidance to the staff of the Vanuatu Meteorological Service (VMS) and relevant information to other interested organizations on the Warning Service. This Directive is designed to complement the World Meteorological Organization, Region V Tropical Cyclone Plan for the South Pacific, as it applies to Vanuatu, and should be read in conjunction with that document
This publication was evolutionary in nature. Vanuatu for 26 years, 1867-1893, 22 hurricanes was reported. There was a period of eight years with no record, and information for other years was lacking. As many as three hurricanes have occurred in one year. On the other hand, three or more consecutive years have passed during which no hurricane was reported. The average storminess may be two hurricanes a year. As to monthly distribution, nearly all the recorded storms have occurred in the first...
The national disaster council act was a piece of legal statement which aimed at providing teeth and affecting the various operative as well as management requirements stipulated in the national disaster plan. The plan served as both guidelines and drafting instructions in drawing up the legislation
Maps to accompany DLS (Division of Land and Soil Sciences) prepared for the United Nations Technical Cooperation for Development; contract Report 89/07, July 1989. Showing flood and landslide hazard in eight watersheds in northern Guadalcanal. It concentrates on flood hazard on Guadalcanal Plain, but includes reconnaissance landslide hazard zoning of the watersheds draining to the plains. For the report refer to ID 5849