News - Vanuatu

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May '17

18 May 2017

Vanuatu

32% Ni-Vanuatu Adults Unbanked

Findings from the Demand-Side Survey released at the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (RBV) Economic Symposium has shown that 32 % of Ni-Vanuatu adults are completely unbanked and excluded from financial...

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17

May '17

17 May 2017

Vanuatu

Qantas to resume services to Vanuatu

Qantas is to resume its services to Vanuatu - 16 months after it suspended them over the state of the runway at Port Vila International Airport.   Since then there has been extensive...

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15

May '17

15 May 2017

Vanuatu

More emergency supplies for Vanuatu following Cyclone Donna

More emergency supplies including bottled water and medical equipment are being shipped to the areas in Vanuatu worst affected by Cyclone Donna.   A number of vessels were sent to the...

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03

May '17

3 May 2017

Vanuatu

UNICEF gives vehicles to help Vanuatu vaccinations

UNICEF is providing four vehicles to the Vanuatu Ministry of Health to support health workers in their efforts to keep infants safe from vaccine-preventable diseases. The vehicles were presented...

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13

Apr '17

13 Apr 2017

Vanuatu

Mixed reports of Cyclone Cook damage from Vanuatu

Vanuatu's National Disaster Management Office said it now has a picture of the extent of damage caused by Cyclone Cook when it hit the country. Cook brought widespread flooding to the...

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29

Mar '17

29 Mar 2017

Vanuatu

Vanuatu workers snap up 'taste of home'

A Vanuatu food company giving overseas seasonal workers a taste of home is set to increase its workforce as sales rise. Vanuatu Fine Foods which processes local foods like taro, cassava and...

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27

Mar '17

27 Mar 2017

Vanuatu

Trial For Drones To Carry Vaccines

Vanuatu in trial for drones to carry vaccines to remote areas In what’s believed to be a world-first, drones are to be trialed to carry vaccines to remote communities in the Pacific. ...

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27

Mar '17

27 Mar 2017

Vanuatu

Musician sets up charitable cancer project for Vanuatu women

A local musician who is concern about saving lives has decided to established a charitable project, to support women in Vanuatu in the fight against breast and cervical cancer. The hotel...

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19

Mar '17

19 Mar 2017

Vanuatu

Kiwi daredevil takes Google Street View inside seething Vanuatu volcano

Google Street View enlisted the services of New Zealand staff member Matt Davison to take users on a toe-tingling journey inside an active Vanuatu volcano, home to one of the largest boiling lava...

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14

Mar '17

14 Mar 2017

Vanuatu

Old sewing machines help restore self-esteem in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam

When Cyclone Pam lashed Vanuatu two years ago, aid to the island nation came in all shapes and sizes: food, tents, clothes, and cash. But Caroline Mason saw the need for quilts. "I started...

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23

Feb '17

23 Feb 2017

Vanuatu

Vanuatu’s ten years with RSE

Vanuatu is set to celebrate a decade of its citizens’ participation in New Zealand’s successful seasonal labour initiative called the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme, which was...

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21

Feb '17

21 Feb 2017

Vanuatu

Vanuatu to Los Angeles – cast and crew of Tanna to head to the Oscars

IT’S a long way from Vanuatu to the red carpet of the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. But a special group of people is preparing to make the long trip from a remote island in the South Pacific...

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