Disaster Risk Reduction & Response

Emiline - First female plumbing graduate in Tonga

No longer a pipe dream

19 November 2020

Emeline is one of four apprentice students working with Live & Learn Tonga on the Australian government funded Tonga Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Recovery and Resilience project. As part of World Toilet Day 2020, Live & Learn applauds Emeline and her progress and professional development. Flood, drought and rising sea levels threaten sanitation systems Everyone must have sustainable sanitation that can withstand climate change and keep communities healthy and functioning.

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Cover and sample images from Funaota Islet Case Study

CASE STUDY: Food Production on Funaota Islet, Tuvalu

19 May 2020

Funded by the Department of Foreign A airs and Trade, the Tuvalu Food Futures Project aims to deliver low cost community-based adaptation activities to address climate change and build resilience in the Pacific. The Tuvalu Food Futures Project has produced this case study on agricultural activities on Funaota islet in the Nukufetau Atoll to document lessons learned for localization of small scale food security activities in Tuvalu.

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Woman and man with hygiene kit for Cyclone Harold response

Responding with Care to Cyclone Harold and COVID-19

18 May 2020

Live & Learn Solomon Islands has partnered with Care Australia for COVID-19 awareness and Tropical Cyclone Harold disaster recovery. Managing the two issues in tandem has meant improved sanitation and hygiene practices are being enforced in the areas affected by the cyclone. So far the activities done with Care include the distribution of soap and boxes of hygiene kits to eight communities.

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Cover and sample pages of Tuvalu Food Security Community Engagement Strategy

Tuvalu Food Security Community Engagement Strategy

30 April 2020

The Tuvalu Food Futures Community and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy is a road map of suggestions for the next phases of the Tuvalu Food Futures project – including developing design documentation, and testing project approaches. It…

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Panel discussion at launch

Launch of Live & Learn Environmental Education and Volunteer Service Abroad Knowledge and Learning partnership

27 August 2019

Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) and Live and Learn Environmental Education International have celebrated the signing of a Pacific wide partnership agreement. The partnership will place New Zealand volunteers into Live & Learn’s Pacific programme in Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Kiribati. The partnership has a strong focus on capturing and sharing knowledge and learning across our programmes. 

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Cover page for the document 'Living With Volcanoes'

Living With Volcanoes

13 December 2018

In what ways can communities be prepared for volcanic eruptions?

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Cover page for the document 'Disaster Risk Reduction Teacher's Manual'

Disaster Risk Reduction Teacher’s Manual

13 December 2018

Are we prepared for natural disasters in a future of changing climate?

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Australian Humanitarian Partnership

Australian Humanitarian Partnership

9 March 2018

The Australian Humanitarian Partnership (AHP) is a new five-year (2017-2022), $50-million partnership between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and Australian NGOs that aims to save lives, alleviate suffering and enhance human dignity…

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