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  1. SPC lends public health surveillance helping hand to VanuatuRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Scoop

    SPC will initially deploy two epidemiologists and one laboratory specialist following a request from theVanuatu Government and the World Health Organisation for assistance over the next two months. "We're very pleased to lend a technical helping hand to our Vanuatu colleagues in close collaboration with our partners from WHO and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs," the Deputy Director of SPC's Public Health Division, Dr Yvan SouarA s, said.

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  2. SPC stands by Pacific Communities to address tuber...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Scoop

    Noumea, New Caledonia World Tuberculosis Day reminds us all of the important work under way to eradicate this highly infectious and sometimes fatal disease, but also that more needs to be done to save lives across the Pacific and globally. Noumea, New Caledonia World Tuberculosis Day reminds us all of the important work under way to eradicate this highly infectious and sometimes fatal disease, but also that more needs to be done to save lives across the Pacific and globally.

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  3. Cyclone Pam slams VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | KHOU-TV Houston

    Uwen Garae surveys his destroyed house in Port Vila, Vanuatu, on March 16. Cyclone Pam hit South Pacific islands on March 14, causing massive damage. Cyclone Pam slams Vanuatu Uwen Garae surveys his destroyed house in Port Vila, Vanuatu, on March 16. Cyclone Pam hit South Pacific islands on March 14, causing massive damage.

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  4. Vanuatu president: Cyclone Pam wiped out developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | USA Today

    The president of Vanuatu has described the devastating cyclone that blasted through the South Pacific island chain as "a monster" that has wiped out development. Vanuatu president: Cyclone Pam wiped out development The president of Vanuatu has described the devastating cyclone that blasted through the South Pacific island chain as "a monster" that has wiped out development.

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  5. Latest Update on Tropical Cyclone Pam - Sunday 5amRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Scoop

    At 1am this morning Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam was located over waters about 500km southeast of Noumea, New Caledonia, moving quickly south-southeast at 45 km/h. TC Pam is still a category 5 cyclone,but has begun a weakening trend.

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  6. 'The whole country is flattened'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | NEWS.com.au

    AS Australian aid reaches Port Vila, reports emerge of widespread devastation and more deaths on the remote islands in Vanuatu's southeast. AFGHANISTAN used about $1 million provided by the CIA to pay a ransom to Al-Qaeda in 2010, according to a report.

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  7. A handout photo provided by UNICEF Pacific on 15 MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Communities are in a shambles, communications remain near zero and access to clean water is a challenge on remote Pacific islands in the Vanuatu archipelago less than two days after Cyclone blasted through the Pacific nation devastated by historic Cyclone Pam Communities are in a shambles, communications remain near zero and access to clean water is a challenge on remote Pacific islands in the Vanuatu archipelago less than two days after Cyclone blasted through the Check out this story on KSDK.com: http://usat.ly/1basDV9 Winds from an extremely powerful cyclone that blew through the Pacific's Vanuatu archipelago were beginning to subside on Saturday, revealing widespread destruction and unconfirmed reports of dozens of deaths.

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  8. Cyclone Pam: Catastrophe greets aid workers in VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Stuff.co.nz

    The first aid teams to reach Vanuatu reported widespread devastation on Sunday as authorities declared a state of emergency after a "monster" cyclone tore through the Pacific island nation. With winds of more than 300kmh, Cyclone Pam razed homes, smashed boats and washed away roads and bridges as it struck late on Friday and into Saturday.

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  9. Death toll impossible to calculate after cyclone 'flattened' VanuatuRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | The Baltimore Sun

    This handout photo taken and received March 15 by UNICEF Pacific shows scattered debris outside local homes after the area was badly damaged by Cyclone Pam. This handout photo taken and received March 15 by UNICEF Pacific shows scattered debris outside local homes after the area was badly damaged by Cyclone Pam.

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  10. Aid effort kicks in after Super Cyclone Pam devastates VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | The Straits Times

    Privates load water bottles and other relief into a French Army logistical transport plane bound for Vanuatu, at the Aerial Military Base Lieutenant Paul Klein , north of Noumea, New Caledonia, on March 15, 2015. Relief supplies began arriving in cyclone-devastated Vanuatu Sunday as the Pacific nation declared a state of emergency amid reports entire villages were "blown away" when a monster storm swept through.

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  11. Fears for husband in cyclone-hit EfateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Yahoo!

    Tahnia Cook said the last time she heard from her partner Cameron was on Friday before Cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu. "I'm really trying to stay positive and hope for the best, but the reality is the photos and images I've seen from Port Vila so far, knowing that North Efate was in the direct line of the eye of the cyclone and it would have impacted a lot worse than Vila is not great news."

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  12. Deadly Cyclone Pam: 'Trees like toothpicks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Yahoo!

    Cyclone-devastated Vanuatu declared a state of emergency Sunday as relief agencies scrambled to get help to the remote Pacific nation amid reports entire villages were "blown away" when a monster storm swept through. The official death toll in the capital Port Vila stood at six on Sunday, although aid workers said this was likely just a fraction of the fatalities nationwide, with communications still down across most of the archipelago's 80 islands.

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  13. Tropical Cyclone Pam a " Update SaturdayRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Scoop

    Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam was located about 400km east of Noumea, New Caledonia at 7 pm Saturday evening. The cyclone is moving south-southeast at about 25km/hr, away from Vanuatu and New Caledonia.

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  14. Latest Update on Tropical Cyclone Pam a " Sunday 5amRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Scoop

    At 1am this morning Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam was located over waters about 500km southeast of Noumea, New Caledonia, moving quickly south-southeast at 45 km/h. TC Pam is still a category 5 cyclone,but has begun a weakening trend.

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  15. Tropical cyclone Pam moving southeast away from Va...Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Scoop

    At 1pm today, severe tropical cyclone Pam was located to the south of Vanuatu, about 170 nautical miles south of Port Vila, and about 200 nautical miles east northeast of Noumea in New Caledonia. At the time, Pam was estimated to have a central pressure At 1pm today, severe tropical cyclone Pam was located to the south of Vanuatu, about 170 nautical miles south of Port Vila, and about 200 nautical miles east northeast of Noumea in New Caledonia.

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  16. Addressing the issue of Papua in Pacific island nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Asopa People

    INDONESIAN Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi visited three Pacific countries this week, namely Papua New Guinea , the Solomon Islands and Fiji, to strengthen relations between Indonesia and Pacific nations. The visit is timely given the growing support for Papuan independence in the Pacific, more particularly in the countries united in the Melanesian Spearhead Group namely PNG, the Solomon Islands, Fiji and Vanuatu.

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  17. Cruising: The isle of fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The New Zealand Herald

    Unusually, I am in the gym, trying to run off some of my cruise calories as the Celebrity Solstice sails into the harbour towards the Isle of Pines. The sun is still low in the sky but promises another beautiful day, so I hobble as fast as my rubbery legs can manage to my room to get changed.

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  18. Pacific data harvesting puts diplomacy, Kiwi holid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Scoop

    Joint Australian and French troops taking part in an Exercise Croix Du Sud in New Caledonia. Image: Military-quotes.com Allegations that New Zealand has conducted mass data harvesting on its Pacific Island neighbours raises concerns about New Zealanders' communications being collected , says the industry advocacy group InternetNZ.

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  19. Ripples from Pacific fisheries forums to be felt globallyRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Scoop

    The future management of one of the world's most significant fisheries which spans more than 30 million square kilometres of the Pacific Ocean will be under review at back-to-back forums over the next week at the headquarters of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community in Noumea, New Caledonia. Marine scientists, natural resource managers, researchers, community fishers and non-governmental organisations from 24 countries and territories will take part in a forum on the future of Pacific coastal and inshore fisheries management from today until Thursday.

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  20. Duck banding indicates a better game bird season ah...Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Scoop

    Central North Island Fish & Game officers are hopeful of a better game bird season in May, after thousands of mallards have been trapped and banded around the North Island. Duck banding indicates 'better game bird season ahead Central North Island Fish & Game officers are hopeful of a better game bird season in May, after thousands of mallards have been trapped and banded around the North Island.

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