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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
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
Anglican Overseas Aid and Anglican Board of Mission are jointly funding a DRM Mentor to work with our partner in Vanuatu to build their capacity to respond effectively to emergency responses in the ...
Post Date: 21-Sep-2015
Welcome Incorporated in 1985, the Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and ...
Post Date: 17-Dec-2013
The GEF Project Development Specialist will lead two GEF project development processes to a successful conclusion: one in Solomon Islands and one in Vanuatu. The consultant’s main task will be ...
Post Date: 05-Dec-2013
October 2013: The UN Technical Support Team (TST) has issued three briefs in preparation for the seventh session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on ...
Post Date: 07-Nov-2013
18 October 2013: The Adaptation Fund has released an infographic describing the $190 million of allocated funds across projects in 28 countries. The graphic highlights the following climate impacts: ...
Post Date: 22-Oct-2013
11 October 2013: The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched its inaugural Green Bond, which aims to provide funding for low-carbon and climate-resilient projects, focusing on, inter alia, programmes ...
Post Date: 18-Oct-2013
11 October 2013: During its fifth meeting, the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) developed a roadmap aimed at raising financial resources for the Fund to support developing ...
Post Date: 18-Oct-2013
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A groundbreaking climate change bill, rejected by former President Mwai Kibaki after what its supporters claim was pressure from private sector interests, is scheduled to ...
Post Date: 27-Sep-2013
24 September 2013: At the opening of the Fifth Session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGR), the Government ...
Post Date: 27-Sep-2013
28 August 2013: The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) convened the annual review meeting of the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project, which provided participants ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
31 July 2013: The UN Secretary-General has issued a report on UN and national efforts to implement sustainable development in small island developing States (SIDS). The report concludes that, ...
Post Date: 17-Sep-2013
Vanuatu Red Cross Society - Job description   Disaster Risk Reduction Support Officer   Position Title:                   Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Support officer Reporting to:                     - CEO of the ...
Post Date: 07-Aug-2013
Vanuatu Red Cross Society - Job description   Disaster Risk Reduction Support Officer   Position Title:                   Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Support officer Reporting to:                     - CEO of the ...
Post Date: 07-Aug-2013
Vanuatu Red Cross Society - Job description   Disaster Risk Reduction Support Officer   Position Title:                   Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Support officer Reporting to:                     - CEO of the ...
Post Date: 07-Aug-2013
  NADI, Fiji --- Cook Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu shared their experiences with integration of climate change (CC) and disaster risk management (DRM) practices at the High Level Dialogue session ...
Post Date: 11-Jul-2013
Participants from the different Government Ministries, electricity utility companies, private sectors, solar retailers and Non-government Organisations have benefited from a national capacity building workshop on the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) ...
Post Date: 12-Jun-2013
Country: UNDP Pacific Centre - Fiji Project name: Strengthening Climate and Disaster Risk Governance in Vanuatu Description of the assignment: Team Leader for Vanuatu Period of assignment/services: ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
Country: UNDP Pacific Centre - Fiji Project name: Strengthening Climate and Disaster Risk Governance in Vanuatu Description of the assignment: Team Leader for Vanuatu Period of assignment/services: ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
Country: UNDP Pacific Centre - Fiji Project name: Strengthening Climate and Disaster Risk Governance in Vanuatu Description of the assignment: Public Financial Management Expert Period of assignment/services: ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
Country: UNDP Pacific Centre - Fiji Project name: Strengthening Climate and Disaster Risk Governance in Vanuatu Description of the assignment: Climate and Disaster Risk Profiler for Vanuatu ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
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Post Date: 21-Dec-2012
The FIELD paper below may be of interest to readers from SIDS. “International institutions and new sustainable development goals beyond 2015: climate change, poor and vulnerable countries” (at http://www.field.org.uk/news/beyond-2015-climate-poor-and-vulnerable-countries) ...
Post Date: 22-Oct-2012