Vanuatu

Gaua Island contingency plan (Draft 5) for the mass evacuation and relocation of the population of Gaua Island

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Plan to prepare for the mass evacuation and relocation of the population of Gaua Island should the Vanuatu Volcano Alert Level (VVAL) reach level 3. As determined in the VVAL, level 3 warrants for the whole island population moving to pick up points, and level 4 warrants for an evacuation of the entire Gaua Island population to safer locations off Gaua Island. Evacuation would follow after a declaration of a State of Emergency by the President of Vanuatu, after declaration of VVAL 3 and an advice by the National Disaster Committee, authorizing the National Disaster Management Office director to instruct evacuation