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
2016

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
2016

This Provincial Disaster & Climate Response Plan (PDCRP) guideline is required by each provincial council as per request by the Vanuatu Government and is stipulated in the “National Disaster Act”.

The National Management Office (NDMO) of Vanuatu has

Vanuatu - government
2015

This policy document incorporates recommendations from the risk assessment which analysed Vanuatu’s climate change and disaster risk governance capacity and needs at both national and local levels, and from local, provincial and national consultations. It

Vanuatu - government
2012

A declaration adopted by the Member States of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) on September 27, 2012, on the sidelines of the 67th United Nations General Assembly, calling for urgent action to address the climate change crisis which Small

Alliance of Small Islands States
2011

A declaration, adopted by 19 climate vulnerable countries, reaffirming the commitment by climate vulnerable countries to focus on adaptation, particularly in the short term in order to minimise immediate danger, and calling on developed countries to

United Republic of Tanzania - government Bangladesh - government Ethiopia - government Nepal - government Philippines - government Maldives - government Ghana - government Kenya - government Afghanistan - government Bhutan - government Costa Rica - government Madagascar - government Rwanda - government Saint Lucia - government Viet Nam - government Vanuatu - government Tuvalu - government Kiribati - government Timor-Leste - government
2008

This report explores the safety and preparedness level of education infrastructure and knowledge, in the areas of disaster preparedness, for adaptation and the future mainstreaming of disaster risk reduction and disaster management into curriculum and

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
2006

In 2005, the Government, recognising that the current Priorities and Action Agenda (PAA) does not fully address disaster risk reduction (DRR) and disaster management (DM) issues and challenges, requested the SOPAC/PIFS/UNDP/World Bank Partnership to help

Vanuatu - government