News - Vanuatu

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Apr '15

30 Apr 2015

Vanuatu

Cash-for-work scheme will help some of those most in need in Vanuatu

As the recovery effort continues in Vanuatu, the United Nations Development Programme is promoting a cash-for-work programme designed to provide immediate assistance for those without any...

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30

Apr '15

30 Apr 2015

Vanuatu

Cyclone Pam: More than 14,000 children without access to education after storm

More than 14,000 children in Vanuatu remain without access to education more than a month after Tropical Cyclone Pam struck the Pacific archipelago, the United Nations says. The category five...

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23

Apr '15

23 Apr 2015

Vanuatu

UNICEF launches birth registration campaign as recovery from Cyclone Pam continues

Thousands of children affected by the devastation of last month’s Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu are slated to receive new birth certificates through a United Nations-supported campaign, the UN...

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21

Apr '15

21 Apr 2015

Vanuatu

Cost of Pam to Vanuatu

POVERTY and unemployment in Vanuatu are expected to worsen as a consequence of the devastating impact of Cyclone Pam. According to statistics released today by the Department of Labour (DoL) in...

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10

Apr '15

10 Apr 2015

Vanuatu

Vanuatu 'still a beautiful place' as agencies continue aid effort

Efforts to rebuild Vanuatu's infrastructure and housing in the wake of Cyclone Pam's destruction will begin soon, a New Zealand aid worker says. Head of the New Zealand Disaster Relief Forum,...

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07

Apr '15

7 Apr 2015

Vanuatu

Labour calls for boost to seasonal work scheme for cyclone Pam-hit Vanuatu

A scheme allowing seasonal workers into New Zealand should be extended to hundreds more people from Vanuatu to provide much needed income in the wake of tropical cyclone Pam, Labour says. Labour...

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02

Apr '15

2 Apr 2015

Vanuatu

Simple solutions promoted for rebuild in Vanuatu

The Red Cross says it is now working to help people in cyclone-devastated Vanuatu rebuild and repair their homes. The agency says it has reached 12 thousand people in the nearly two weeks since...

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31

Mar '15

31 Mar 2015

Vanuatu

UN relief official warns ‘secondary emergency’ looming, urges long-term aid

30 March 2015 – Two weeks after Tropical Cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu, the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the archipelago on a tour through one of the most severely affected...

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24

Mar '15

24 Mar 2015

Vanuatu

UNICEF Reaching Children Affected By Cyclone Pam On Remote Pacific Islands

The United Nations (UN) children's agency, UNICEF, is delivering essential supplies to children who need them most in Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Vanuatu despite logistical challenges...

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24

Mar '15

24 Mar 2015

Vanuatu

World Vision has begun distributing much needed aid in Vanuatu

World Vision has begun distributing much needed aid in Vanuatu in the wake of Cyclone Pam, while staff who travelled to the remote island of Tanna reported “utter devastation”. The first...

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20

Mar '15

20 Mar 2015

Vanuatu

Aid Trickles to Vanuatu as Relief Workers Report Vast Cyclone Damage

SYDNEY, Australia — Aid was slowly reaching Vanuatu’s storm-devastated outlying islands on Wednesday, including the remote southern island of Tanna, which was believed to have been crossed by...

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19

Mar '15

19 Mar 2015

Vanuatu

Urgent! The people of Vanuatu need your help today.

Please donate to help Oxfam’s emergency response teams reach people with clean water and hygiene kits. Your donation today will save lives. As details continue to emerge of Cyclone Pam’s...

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