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School children in Vanuatu.
The January 2022 volcanic eruption and tsunami – called a ‘once in 1000-year event’ is the latest in a long list of recent disasters to have hit Tonga and cause significant disruption to Tongan children’s education.
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The Ministry of Climate Change Adaptation (MoCCA) through Vanuatu’s National Designated Authority has announced two significant projects on Climate Change Adaptation. The aim of the project is to improve the resilience of the coastal zone in Vanuatu
Vanuatu - government
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This country profile for Vanuatu provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.
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National policies and plans

This document is designed to highlight the response and recovery activity in the immediate (September-November 2018), intermediate (December 2018-May 2019) and long-term (July 2019/202) with respect to the current Ambae Manaro volcano operation. This plan covers emergency response and recovery activities, including mass evacuation, across a range of sectors such as health, WASH, education and gender. It outlines the priorities and gaps, as well as financial requirements. In order for relocated communities to rebuild a sustainable future, this plan describes the economic and social effects of evacuation.
Vanuatu - government National Disaster Management Office (Vanuatu)
This policy aims to help guide emergency and development planners to work with the Government of Vanuatu to address the needs of all communities affected by displacement.
International Organization for Migration Vanuatu - government

This plan details the prevention, preparedness, response and recovery arrangements in the event of a cyclone impacting on the Republic of Vanuatu. It clearly states the guidelines and information for all responding agencies on what needs to be done for

Vanuatu - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

This report provides a selected analysis of Vanuatu’s economy and public finances, emphasizing the lens of disaster resilience.
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This document aims to succinctly summarize the climate risks faced by Vanuatu. This includes rapid onset and long- term changes in key climate parameters, as well as impacts of these changes on communities, livelihoods and economies.
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