News - Vanuatu

08

Jul '15

8 Jul 2015

Vanuatu

$US7.3m for Vanuatu school rebuild

Vanuatu's education sector has been allocated 7.3 million US dollars for reconstruction in the wake of Cyclone Pam. The Ministry of Education says after waiting almost five months, it will now...

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24

Jun '15

24 Jun 2015

Vanuatu

Vanuatu: three months on from Cyclone Pam

Save the Children's Rob McKechnie is on the ground in Vanuatu, meeting some of the people we've been helping in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam. Here are some of the pictures he's taken over the...

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18

Jun '15

18 Jun 2015

Vanuatu

Not appy in Melanesia

In Pacific island nations and other developing countries, apps are very new and not widely used or accessible. There are several enabling conditions needed for an app to work: 3G service, a...

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26

May '15

26 May 2015

Vanuatu

Australia offers $35 million in extra assistance for Vanuatu's recovery from Cyclone Pam

The Australian Government has committed an extra $35 million of aid to help with the cyclone recovery effort in Vanuatu. Infrastructure in the country was badly damaged by Cyclone Pam, which...

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15

May '15

15 May 2015

Vanuatu

$120.6m for Vanuatu aviation upgrade

THE World Bank today approved a credit of $US59.5 million ($F120.6m) to improve the safety and efficiency of Vanuatus aviation sector. In a statement, the bank says the project will invest in...

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30

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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