News - Vanuatu

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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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17

Mar '15

17 Mar 2015

Vanuatu

Your help is urgently needed – Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu!

Your support is critical in these first few days.Cyclone Pam has directly hit vulnerable communities in Vanuatu, tearing through the area with winds of up to 250kmh. Oxfam teams are on the...

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17

Mar '15

17 Mar 2015

Vanuatu

Cyclone Pam (Vanuatu) 2015 Appeal

Red Cross has launched the Cyclone Pam (Vanuatu) 2015 Appeal to provide humanitarian support to people affected by the immensely destructive cyclone in the Pacific. Tropical Cyclone Pam hit...

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30

Oct '14

30 Oct 2014

Vanuatu

Tiny piece of ancient Australia found beneath Vanuatu

The discovery of a fragment of crust, carried up in magma in Vanuatu, raises new questions about how continents are formed A tiny piece of ancient Australia has been found under Vanuatu, raising...

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15

Oct '14

15 Oct 2014

Vanuatu

Vanuatu discusses Deep Sea Minerals Policy

The Republic of Vanuatu has commenced with national consultation on a Deep Sea Minerals Policy. This is the first in a series of consultation meetings to be held in every province. Studies have...

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24

Sep '14

24 Sep 2014

Vanuatu

Kiwis get faster, seamless roaming in Pacific Islands

As of 18 September, Fiji, Vanuatu, Samoa, Tonga, Papua New Guinea and Nauru have been included in Vodafone’s Daily Roaming service, boosting the eligible destinations to 23 countries. For only...

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02

Sep '14

2 Sep 2014

Vanuatu

Tourism brings more than $34million into Vanuatu economy annually

Cruise tourism injected AUD$34 million into the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu and brought an estimated further AUD$18 million in indirect economic benefits last year, according to a new study....

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01

Aug '14

1 Aug 2014

Vanuatu

Safety at sea a major issue for the Pacific

A damning picture of unsafe passenger ferries has been revealed in a draft report on transport in Tonga, five years after the Princess Ashika disaster. ONE News has obtained a copy of the World...

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