Disaster Risk Reduction & Response

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Sisters helping sisters: Skill building in the Solomon Islands

18 May 2024

Women in the Solomon Islands are reshaping their futures and bettering the communities they live in. Live & Learn Solomon Islands recently conducted training for women in three different communities to help empower them with…

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Women take the lead to protect their communities

8 March 2024

Women in Solomon Islands have been putting their skills and knowledge towards disaster preparedness through a program focused on ensuring communities are ready for an emergency. Members of four women’s church groups have been receiving…

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Lessons in disaster risk management

14 November 2023

Learning about disaster risk management is vital for schools in the Solomon Islands. Through the Australian Humanitarian Partnership (AHP) Disaster READY program, representatives from two schools in Honiara (Saint Vincent and Coronation Christian school) have…

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Saving lives in the Solomon Islands

30 October 2023

Basic lifesaving skills, including how to provide immediate attention to a sick or injured person, are essential, especially in areas prone to natural disasters. Our Solomon Islands team has been involved in emergency training as…

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Youth leaders thinking ecologically

5 October 2023

An Ecological Thinking workshop was held in Honiara, Solomon Islands in June (2023), to train youth club leaders from Honiara City Council (HCC) and the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA). Seventeen HCC youth club leaders…

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Disaster preparedness in Vanuatu CRI communities

5 September 2023

Communities participating in the Climate Resilient Islands programme across Vanuatu are facing a range of disasters and challenges to their resilience. The country’s ND-GAIN Resilience Ranking – measuring Vanuatu’s exposure, sensitivity and ability to adapt…

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Being prepared

16 August 2023

Live & Learn Solomon Islands and partners recently held a three-day workshop to train and equip community leaders with basic knowledge and skills for disaster preparedness, under the Disaster READY program. The program represents Australia’s…

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Fact sheet: Integrated WASH resilience and disaster preparedness in remote atoll schools and communities

30 June 2023

The ‘Integrated WASH resilience and disaster preparedness in remote atoll schools and communities’ project will run for three years from 2023 to 2026 and will target 45 communities. This project has been made possible with funding support from USAID via the Pacific American Fund.

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The two sides of the fact sheet for Integrated WASH resilience and disaster preparedness

Integrated WASH resilience and disaster preparedness

21 March 2023

Coordinated water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) planning, particularly at provincial and community levels, is key to empowering climate change-vulnerable communities.

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