The evacuation of people from Vanuatu's volcanic Ambae island to the islands of Maewo and Santo is now completed after the Vanuatu government asked Ambae's people to have a compulsory evacuation.

This year's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) was supposed to have been held in our home country of Vanuatu, deep in the South Pacific.

Villagers in South River, a palm-fringed coastal community in the low-lying South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, are used to battling cyclones, floods and tsunamis but are now facing a new threa

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Many nations have become less vulnerable to natural disasters ranging from cyclones to earthquakes because of improved preparedness, but Pacific island states remain most

This report is drawn from the community-based adaptation and resilience work carried out from January 2016 to May 2017 in Vanuatu. The overall goal of the project was to increase the resilience of communities, especially women, young people, boys and girls, to shocks, stresses and future uncertainty resulting from climate change.

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The last residents on Vanuatu’s northern island of Ambae will be evacuated on Wednesday, officials said, as a volcano that has been spitting rock and ash into the air for more th

This working paper presents a dynamic small open economy model to explore the macroeconomic impact of natural disasters. In addition to permanent damages to public and private capital, the disaster causes temporary losses of productivity, inefficiencies during the reconstruction process, and damages to the sovereign's creditworthiness.

SYDNEY (Reuters) - More than 6,000 people have been moved to emergency shelters on Vanuatu’s northern island Ambae in the South Pacific as a volcano threatens to erupt, officials said on Tuesday.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck north of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 struck northwest of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

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