29 February 2016
Integral Members have raised an alert for Cyclone Winston, a category 5 storm which cut a path of destruction across Fiji on 20-21 February 2016. Damage to agriculture is estimated to be US$61 million with 100 per cent of crops destroyed in the worst affected areas. With an estimated 50,000 people currently sheltering in nearly 800 evacuation centres, the Fiji government has declared a 30 day State of Natural Disaster. [Source and more info here]
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MASAU KALIA AND NALIN WITH THEIR TWO YEAR OLD CHILD: They stand on the wreckage of their home
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On 13 March 2015, Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu and emerging aerial images confirm total or near-total destruction of homes, buildings and crops. Almost 90 percent of the island has been flattened.
Continue reading Post-typhoon Rebuild in Vanuatu – Starting with Agriculture
Two weeks have passed after Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu and emerging aerial images confirm total or near-total destruction of homes, buildings and crops. Almost 90 percent of the island has been flattened. As relief work progresses, the most urgent need is food supply. Vanuatu Minister of Agriculture, Honorary David Tosul estimates that local stores of emergency food will only last until the end of March.
Continue reading Vanuatu Cyclone Relief Update: Emergency Food Will Be Eat Up by April
On 13 March, Cyclone Pam, a Category Five storm, swept through the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu. In the capital of Port Vila, about 90 percent of the housing has been destroyed. Communications infrastructure, power and water supplies, as well as medical facilities are all seriously damaged, affecting at least half the population.
Continue reading Urgent Help Needed as Cyclone Pam Sweeps through Vanuatu!