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Vanuatu: From turtle eggs to hornets, traditional knowledge feeds into resilience plans

26 Jun 2014, IBI

'In some of these remote places, people cannot use mobile phones and there is no radio reception. So they just depend on the wind and the trees and the birds. They depend on their traditional knowledge to predict the weather, said Mike Waiwai, a climatologist...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1985 117,500
Storm 2004 54,008
Storm 1987 48,000
Earthquake* 1999 14,100
Storm 1993 12,005
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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