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This article reports on a decade of research undertaken by the author on the role of schools in disaster response and recovery across four different disaster types in five countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
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‘We women depend on fishing along the coastline to provide fish for our families but most of our catch now are much smaller than the ones we caught here the past years,’ says Jennie Jenery, a villager from Efate Island in Vanuatu.
Green Climate Fund
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The systematic country diagnostic (SCD) covers a group of nine small Pacific Island countries (PIC-9) - Kiribati, Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
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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

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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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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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