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Disaster response and climate change in the Pacific: country reports

  • Source(s): University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
  • Publication date: 2013
  • Author(s): Gero, Anna; Fletcher, Stephanie; Rumsey, Michele; Thiessen, Jodi; Kuruppu, Natasha; Buchan, James; Daly, John; Willetts, Juliet
  • Number of pages: 4 country reports

These four country reports assess the vulnerability to climate change of four Pacific island nations: Fiji, Cook Islands, Vanuatu, and Samoa. Each report is composed of six sections: (i) section one explains the context of the study in the Pacific region; (ii) section two explains the research methodology of the project; (iii) section three explains the background of the country, including climate change impacts and disaster mitigation agencies; (iv) section four identifies the humanitarian needs of the country and corresponding national agencies which are responsible for addressing those needs; (v) section five identifies the determining factors of adaptive capacity to climate change in each nation; (vi) section six concludes the study with a set of country-specific recommendations.


  • Themes:Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Governance, Social Impacts & Resilience
  • Countries/Regions:Cook Islands, Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/32882

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