August 15, 2018

Kiribati Voices for Dignity and Resilience (KV4DR.

The Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO) has kick-start with a baseline community perspective study on climate induced relocation, focusing on resilience in Kiribati.

PIANGO launched the Kiribati Voices for Dignity and Resilience (KV4DR) project and will focus on their approach from a climate induced relocation lens.

This work will help shape policies that will reflect the needs, priorities, and voices of Kiribati communities on climate induced impact issues.

The project is about Voice the promotion of choice.

“We are trying to understand the needs of the people, their belief and what they would like to do if they are given a choice with the climate induced impacts,”PIANGO said.

Kiribati is faced with sea-level rise and further climate changes that reduce their capacity to survive.

The project was launch in August 17, 2018 at the Secretariat office in Suva.