SOPAC Compendium Project
SOPAC Compendium Project
Digital collection of the entire body of knowledge of CCOP/SOPAC from 1972 to 2010

Listing Projects - Category of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) (508)

TitleDescriptionCategoryTypeProject Year
Visit to Tuvalu National Disaster Management Office The mission was undertaken from 24-27th October 2005 by Jonathan Mitchell and had the following objectives: (1) To hold discussions with the Tuvalu National Disaster Management Office Coordinator on activities currently being undertaken. (2) To strengthen communication between SOPAC and its members by having discussions with other SOPAC contact points in Tuvalu. (3) To provide technical support to the NDMO by installing a SOPAC-funded laptop as well as conducting maintenance on other NDMO information technology equipment. (4) To be the focal point for the Tuvalu NDMO with matters concerning SOPAC. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Event 2005
TAF/ OFDA Courses: Disaster risk management training and development The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) course was held in Nadi from the 7 - 11th of April and the Initial Damage Assessment (IDA) course was held in on the 1-2nd of May 2003. EOC training was essential to building stronger capacity within country to better respond and manage emergencies and disasters. The TAF/ OFDA program recently supported Fiji's NDMO to deliver a 3 day workshop in Labasa (August 11th to 13th ) for 24 Disaster/ emergency managers in the Northern Division. The aim of the workshop was to provide participants with greater knowledge and skills necessary for the establishment, operation, management and administration of EOC. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Training 2003
Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) Vanuatu Data File To provide expert assistance and training in the identification, gathering and collation of environmental information for the calculation of the environmental vulnerability (EVI) for Vanuatu Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Project 1999
Strategic Planning Workshop for the National Disaster Committee in Vanuatu To strengthen the capacity of the Vanuatu National Disaster Committee to operate more effectively. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Event 2001
Applied Community Risk and Vulnerability Analyst Project To implement the DFID Project entitled “Strengthening Community Resilience through Applied Community Risk and Vulnerability Analysis” in the Mele area near Port Villa, Vanuatu Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Activity/Task 2001
Risky Business Newsletter The newsletter of the than Disaster Management Unit of SOPAC which was a bi-yearly production. The newsletter provided member countries of SOPAC updates of the activities of the Disaster Management Unit of SOPAC. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Bulletin/Newsletter 1998
Disaster Risk-Management in Marginal Communities of Port Vila, Vanuatu Improved security, quality of life and opportunity for the urban and peri-urban dwellers in high-risk areas of marginal land. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Activity/Task 2002
Hazard impact analysis and lessons learnt support provided following the impact of disasters in member countries On request from member country post disaster support provided following major disasters. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Activity/Task 2009
Review of Disaster Risk Management Arrangements Reviewing disaster management arrangement, strengthening of disaster management arrangement. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Programme 2004
9th Regional Disaster Management Meeting The annual regional disaster managers meeting is a gathering of disaster managers on an annual basis. The ninth Pacific Regional Disaster Management meeting was was hosted by the Government of Niue and held in Niue from 4- 8 September 2000. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Meeting 2000