World Vision Australia and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology supported the Solomon Islands Meteorological Services to complete surveys of the role of traditional knowledge in warning communities of potential disasters in the Solomon Islands. The survey and this report are part of a larger Traditional Knowledge Project being implemented by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Services.
The Australian Government through the Australian Humanitarian Partnership Disaster READY program, World Vision Vanuatu and CARE developed a joint survey to take a deeper look at Community Disaster and Climate Change Committees in Vanuatu.. This review presents key findings from the survey, and seeks to highlight learnings that might build a better understanding of the role of these committee in disaster preparedness, response and recovery and how the Disaster READY program can best provide support.
Disaster READY: In 2018, Save the Children Australia led a study into the general feasibility of using cash and voucher Assistance in responding to disasters in Fiji. Funding for the study was provided by the Australian Government via the AHP.
This guidance on effective approaches to collaborating with churches in the Pacific for development research is the product of the Research for Development Impact Network -a collaboration between the Australian Council for International Development and Australian Universities. The reports features a case study on elements of the Australian Humanitarian Partnership’s Ambae volcano response in Vanuatu.