This case study on the integration of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation policies in Vanuatu is part of the ‘Beyond Barriers’ series, an initiative of Humanitarian Advisory Group, Australian Humanitarian Partnership and World Vision Australia.
This case study is part of the Humanitarian Advisory Group and World Vision Beyond Barriers research project on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction integration, focusing on Australian Humanitarian Partnership programming in Timor-Leste.
This report presents outcomes from a Learning Forum in November 2021 to further explore opportunities to advance the integration of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in the Pacific.
This report provides a synthesis of results of DFAT-funded regional and global civil society COVID-19 efforts and reporting against common indicators aligned with the Partnerships for Recovery strategy.
A collective effort by Australian Humanitarian Partnership organisations in Fiji, this analysis highlights issues facing marginalised groups in the simultaneous crises of COVID-19, Tropical Cyclone Yasa and Tropical Cyclone Ana.
This conflict analysis of Sinja and Hawija districts in Iraq was undertaken to support our Building Peaceful Futures consortium to navigate the impacts of decades of conflict on communities as they seek to return and rebuild - both the physical infrastructure and their community and social connections.
This paper presents a critical reflection of Church Agencies Network Disaster Operations (CAN DO) 2017-2018 localised response to the Monaro Volcano eruption in Vanuatu. The response was funded by the Australian Government through the Australian Humanitarian Partnership.
AHP Response: World Vision Australia and Oxfam Australia, with support from their South Sudan agencies and an independent evaluation team leader completed a joint evaluation of the 2017 - 2018 AHP response to the famine in South Sudan.
The Fiji Shelter Handbook is the first of three national shelter guidelines for Fiji, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands that are being published under Disaster READY. The aim is to increase knowledge of disaster resilient construction techniques and methodologies, and safer shelter practice, as well as the capacity of responding stakeholders to deliver better coordinated, more efficient and safer disaster response and recovery construction in Fiji, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands.
Cash transfers are now widely recognised as being a cost-effective and efficient form of disaster assistance. Access to cash in the wake of a disaster empowers people to make their own choices in regards to immediate needs and it revitalises and strengthens local markets, supporting longer term recovery.
Despite the Pacific’s exposure to numerous and frequent disasters, cash assistance has not been common.
Following a dam collapse and flash flooding in Laos in 2018, CARE undertook a two-phase rapid gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) analysis in Attapeu Proince to provide information and recommendations about the different needs, capacities and coping strategies of women, men, boys and girls including people with a disability and ethnic minority groups. You can read the findings here.