Vanuatu Central School students created a 6 minute radio presentation discussing climate change and how this is affecting the Pacific region. The students interview residents of two small villages about the how they are reliant on the river for clean water and how this impacts their lives.

Bislama version and English version available to stream or download, via SoundCloud or via the PACMAS website.

This production was developed by the Action Against Climate Change (A2C2), a Pacific Media Assistance Scheme (PACMAS) initiative showcasing 'voices of youth' to raise awareness about local climate change solutions. Produced by the students of Central School in Vanuatu for a Pacific Media Assistance Scheme (PACMAS) initiative, with funding from the Australian Government's Pacific-Australia Climate Change Science and Adaptation Planning Initiative. A2C2 is implemented by Apidae Development Innovations. PACMAS is funded by the Australian Government and managed by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).

Publication Year
2 013
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Rights Statement
Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2013. This may be reproduced in full, not part, for any educational or non-commercial purpose, and attributed to the Pacific Media Assistance Scheme (PACMAS).
Attribution Statement
Vanuatu Central School 2013, Action Against Climate Change Vanuatu: Water Management and Climate Change. radio program, ABC International, Produced by the students of Central School in Vanuatu for the Pacific Media Assistance Scheme (PACMAS),,
Corporate Author
Vanuatu Central School
General Note
Custodian: Kate Raseta [email protected]
Australian Broadcasting Corporation International
Eucational Resource Type
Subject Strand
Climate Change Topic
DRM Topic
TVET Training Area/Focus
TVET Training Area/Focus
Regional Focus
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