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  1. ACP Aims to Make Voice of the Moral Majority Count in the Global ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

    ... but unavoidable imperatives for strategic change". Meltek Sato Kilman Livtuvanu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vanuatu and President of the ACP's Council of Ministers, told the opening session of this week's Council meeting that "from the viewpoint ...

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  2. Disaster risk reduction theme for PALM7Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Matangi Tonga

    ... not the only country which is devoting all its energy to reconstruction. Cyclone Pam, which struck the Republic of Vanuatu and its neighbours and Typhoon Maysak, which struck the Federated States of Micronesia only two weeks later, have demonstrated ...

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  3. Vanuatu Stamps Document Its EvolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | BellaOnline

    Vanuatu is an archipelago comprising more than 80 small islands, 12 of them being fairly large, in the western Pacific Ocean. The original inhabitants were Melanesian, and Vanuatu is still considered as being of this cultural identity, but the population today is much more multiracial.

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  4. Island to Island benefit raises money for Vanuatu cyclone victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | CBC News

    University professor Jean Mitchell put together the benefit to help the situation in Vanuatu, which lost 90 per cent of its infrastructure. Vanuatu, a small nation of islands in the south Pacific hit by a cyclone in March, is getting some big help from Prince Edward Island.

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  5. Expat Tales: Helping Vanuatu recover from Cyclone PamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Stuff.co.nz

    Kiwi expat Dianne Hambrook says Vanuatu is still recovering from Cyclone Pam, but it's no less beautiful and its people are no less welcoming. What inspired your move, and how long have you been there? To take up an assignment with Volunteer Service Abroad.

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  6. Learning to sail in Fiji: Federation wants to grow sport in OceaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Pacific Daily News

    ... Fiji to participate in the clinics. The other participants are from Cook Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Fiji and Vanuatu. John Tierney, Oceania Sailing Federation secretary general, said Oceania is the first region to host these clinics and so ...

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  7. Groundbreaking regional meeting to startRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Fiji Times

    ... Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Wallis and Futuna to attend. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama will open the meeting on Wednesday morning (May 6) and ...

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  8. emergency.lu Deploying in Response to the Earthquake in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | AndhraNews

    ... deployment kit is already on the ground and operational. Two additional kits are being redirected to Nepal from Vanuatu, where one kit remains in operation and continues to provide connectivity until the local infrastructure is restored on Tanna ...

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  9. Rachael Le Mesurier: Cyclones show time to connect dots on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Tanna villagers in the Middle Bush area pick through the remains of buidlings destroyed by Cyclone Pam. Photo / Kirsty Johnston As HMNZS Canterbury delivers cyclone relief supplies to Vanuatu, the Ministry for the Environment has released figures showing that carbon pollution which New Zealand is adding to the global total increased 42 per cent from 1990 to 2013.

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  10. 'Island to island' benefit for VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | UPEI News

    Acts include Bonnie LeClair; Mike Mooney, Laurie Brinklow and Sean Kemp; Aster; Iain McCarvill; Pete Forbes and band; and Mitch Schurman. The UPEI Island Studies Student Association and the Institute of Island Studies present an "Island to Island Benefit" for Vanuatu at Hot Shots Lounge on Longworth Avenue Saturday, May 2, starting at 8 p.m. The island nation of Vanuatu was recently hit by Cyclone Pam, destroying much of its infrastructure and housing.

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  11. ACT Alliance Appeal: Cyclone Pam Response, VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | AlertNet

    On Friday 13 March 2015, Tropical Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu as a category 5 Cyclone with destructive winds surpassing 300kph, heavy rainfall, storm surges and flooding. The eye of the cyclone passed close to Efate Island, where the capital Port Vila is located, causing extensive damage.

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  12. Britt shakes up her soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Yahoo!

    ... g an album and going on tour, so it's freaking me out." She is playing Cruisin Country 5, which sails from Sydney to Vanuatu, with Troy Cassar-Daley, Adam Harvey, Sara Storer, the McClymonts and more.

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  13. Distinctiveness of Pacific Robin subspecies in Vanuatu revealed from...Read the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | CSIRO Publishing

    Distinctiveness of Pacific Robin subspecies in Vanuatu revealed from disparate patterns of sexual dichromatism, plumage colouration, morphometrics and ancient DNA Anna M. Kearns A B E , Lauren C. White C , Jeremy J. Austin C D and Kevin E. Omland A A University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Department of Biological Sciences, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21250, USA. B Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, PO Box 1172, Blindern, NO-0318, Oslo, Norway.

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  14. Vanuatu hotels reopen after devastating Cyclone PamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | ABC News

    Vanuatu's tourism industry is back, with more than half of Vanuatu's resorts reopening, including some on the hardest hit islands, just six weeks after Tropical Cyclone Pam devastated much of the country. Staff and local communities have been working around the clock to get small hotels ready for guests and they are bouncing back faster than larger resorts.

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  15. UNICEF working with Vanuatu GovernmentRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Scoop

    Thousands of children affected by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu will receive new birth certificates through a national campaign launched this month by UNICEF and the Government of Vanuatu - via the Ministries of Justice, Internal Affairs and Youth and Sports. Thousands of children affected by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu will receive new birth certificates through a national campaign launched this month by UNICEF and the Government of Vanuatu - via the Ministries of Justice, Internal Affairs and Youth and Sports.

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  16. 14,000 Vanuatu children still out of school after cycloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | ABC News

    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 cyclone made landfall on March 13, destroying up to 90 per cent of homes and damaging many of the schools on outlying islands.

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  17. Fiji and Vanuatu in the mix at Jakarta summitRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 4:28PM Fiji and Vanuatu are among countries with representatives attending this week's Asia Africa Conference in Jakarta as observers. On the sidelines of the summit, Vanuatu's Foreign Minister Sato Kilman met his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi, and discussed his government's plan to open an embassy in Jakarta.

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  18. Vanuatu cargo cults see cyclone aid as a signRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... event they had been foretelling for decades. Cyclone Pam, one of the worst storms to hit the Pacific, slammed into Vanuatu last month leaving widespread destruction in its path. After almost a month, many people are still struggling to find enough ...

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  19. NGO cooperation helps residents reclaim neighbourh...Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Scoop

    Groups of local men and women have taken to the streets of Port Vila, Vanuatu to help clean up the neighbourhoods hardest hit by Cyclone Pam as part of a joint Caritas/ Vanuatu Diocesan Disaster Committee -Oxfam Cash for Work programme. Groups of local men and women have taken to the streets of Port Vila, Vanuatu to help clean up the neighbourhoods hardest hit by Cyclone Pam as part of a joint Caritas/ Vanuatu Diocesan Disaster Committee -Oxfam 'Cash for Work' programme.

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  20. ADF completes Cyclone Pam recovery mission in VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | ABC News

    The Australian Defence Force has completed its recovery mission in cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu, with the last remaining personnel preparing to return to Australia. More than 500 ADF members were deployed to Vanuatu to assist in the international aid effort after Tropical Cyclone Pam tore through the country last month, killing 11 people.

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