Vanuatu Resilient Roads Manual: a Design Guide for Low Volume Rural Roads in Vanuatu based on Accessibility, Security and Sustainability

This manual was developed to provide guidelines for appropriate methods of road engineering for low volume rural roads in Vanuatu. It includes climate screening tools that ensure climate risk is taken into account in road project identification, formulation and execution.

The manual was developed under the Climate Resilient Road Standards (CRRS) Project. The CRRS was funded directly by a grant from the Australian Government (under the Pacific-Australia Climate Change Science and Adaptation Planning (PACCSAP) programme) to the Government of Vanuatu. It commenced in December 2013 and was completed in March 2015.

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Detailed Descriptions
091507 - Risk Engineering (excl. Earthquake Engineering), 040104 - Climate Change Processes, 090507 - Transport Engineering, 090505 - Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management
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Attributions and Constraints
Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence. © Government of the Republic of Vanuatu 2014.
David Lees, Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation (SMEC) International Collaborating Organisations: Public Works Department, Government of Vanuatu (Contracted partner), Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation (Implementing partner, sub-contracted by Government of Vanuatu), CSIRO (provision of climate data)
Government of Vanuatu Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Utilities (2014); Vanuatu Resilient Roads Manual (VRRM).
Libby Paholski (SMEC International)