What We Do
The Role of the Department of Climate Change and Disaster
"Save Tuvalu to Save the World"
The Climate Change Unit and National Disaster Management Office merged in May 2015. DCCD sits under the Office of the Prime Minister. It's mandate is to function as a national focal point for climate change and disaster risk management.
It's role and responsibilities are to;
- Integrate climate change and disaster resilience into national (and sector-specific) policies and projects
- Coordinate national responses to climate change and disaster risks
- Support Tuvalu’s involvement in climate change negotiations and disaster risk management platforms at the regional and international levels