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Vanuatu: Life Remains Challenging One Year After Twin Cyclones

Posted on 08 March 2024

One year after Vanuatu was struck by twin cyclones, the resilient island nation continues to grapple with the aftermath of the devastating natural disasters. Despite intensive efforts to rebuild and…
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Cook Islands Prepared for Cyclone Nat: Reports of Flooding and Power Outages

Posted on 12 February 2024

Tropical Cyclone Nat is passing through the Cook Islands, with strong wind warnings in place for the Aitutaki and Ma'uke Islands.

In low-lying areas of the islands, residents have…
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End of South Pacific Cyclone Season Report 2022-2023

Posted on 22 November 2023

By Giorgia Zigliani, Lara Goulding and Stuart Meiklejohn

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The 2022-23 tropical season saw five named tropical cyclones, with the first cyclone Hale (category 1) named on 8 January…
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Humanitarian assistance for Vanuatu following Tropical Cyclone Lola

Posted on 02 November 2023

People in Vanuatu are reeling from Category 4 Tropical Cyclone Lola which hit the nation last week, predominantly impacting those in the Penama and Malampa Provinces.
Reports have estimated that over 150,000 people…
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Tropical Cyclone Lola makes landfall in Vanuatu

Posted on 26 October 2023

On Tuesday night, Tropical Cyclone Lola passed over Pentecost in Vanuatu at category 4 intensity, before being downgraded to category 3 on Wednesday. This comes a week before the beginning of…
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UN calls for vital humanitarian access into Myanmar to be reinstated 

Posted on 15 June 2023

The UN have put out a press release calling the Rakhine State Administration Council out on their decision to suspend humanitarian access into the region, describing it as “unfathomable”.
Up until now, many…
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Cyclone Mocha causes crisis in Myanmar

Posted on 26 May 2023

Last week, Cyclone Mocha hit the Rahkine State and northwestern region of Myanmar causing widespread destruction and fatalities. 

According to OCHA, 6 million people in the region were already in need…
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Commonwealth Secretary-General makes post-cyclone visit to Vanuatu

Posted on 11 May 2023

At the end of last month, the Rt Hon Patricia Scotland KC, the Commonwealth Secretary-General, visited Vanuatu to discuss climate impact and action.
The visit comes as the nation still reels from…
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Cyclone Freddy causes crisis in Madagascar and Mozambique

Posted on 09 March 2023

Almost 400,000 people in Madagascar and Mozambique have been impacted by Cyclone Freddy which caused severe weather conditions and flooding in the nations over the last few weeks. 21 people…
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Aotearoa New Zealand's humanitarian response to Vanuatu cyclones

Posted on 06 March 2023

A state of emergency was declared in Vanuatu as the nation was hit by Tropical Cyclone Kevin almost immediately after Tropical Cyclone Judy. The pair of cyclones have impacted an estimated…
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