Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific


Highlights 2011

  • Working with Pacific Humanitarian Team (PHT) clusters, OCHA responded to two tropical cyclones in Vanuatu and supported the Government in developing a humanitarian action plan that addressed sectoral strategies and funding gaps.
  • OCHA helped establish a Vanuatu Humanitarian Team backed by national partners, UN agencies, the Red Cross and INGO’s.
  • OCHA helped limit the impact of water shortages in Tuvalu through collaboration on rainfall analysis. 

Islanders in Tuvalu on the daily trek to get water. © Tuvalu High Commissioner in Suva, H.E. Aunese Makoi Simati