Vanuatu

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Representatives from Government, the private sector, as well as development partners met last week for an urgent review of risk reduction strategies in the face of increasing disaster impacts on agricultural value chains in the region.
Pacific Community
Organisations of persons with disabilities: making a difference in Vanuatu and Solomon Islands
2022
This report explores the roles and impact of organisations of persons with disabilities in Vanuatu and Solomon Islands, identifying challenges and enablers affecting their contributions to the disaster preparedness and response sector.
CBM International
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2022
This study analyses international financial flows to nine countries for the 18 months after recent crises—drought, flood, cyclone, earthquake, and epidemic.
Centre for Disaster Protection

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National policies and plans

2018
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)
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2018
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
2007

The overall goal of the National Action Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Management is to promote and ensure a safe, secure and resilient Vanuatu through the reduction of social, economic and environmental impacts of disasters on the people

Vanuatu - government

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2022
This paper outlines the drivers, scale and risk of disaster displacement in Vanuatu; its financial impact; and the country's capacity to prevent and respond to the issue.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
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2020
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.
World Health Organization Pan American Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change