Cyclone leaves 35 000 Fijians homeless

Tens of thousands of Fijians remain homeless and living in evacuation shelters in the aftermath of a devastating cyclone at the weekend, officials said on Thursday, as aid began trickling in to the outer reaches of the South Pacific archipelago. The death toll from Cyclone Winston, the worst storm ever[…]

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Cyclone survivors desperate for food, water

Relief groups struggled to get supplies to residents living in Vanuatu’s cyclone-ravaged outer islands on Thursday, as survivors grew desperate for food and water five days after the fierce storm flattened villages across the South Pacific nation. With power, phones and Internet still down across much of the country, officials[…]

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Relief groups rush aid to Vanuatu

Relief workers rushed to deliver desperately needed food and water Wednesday to survivors living on Vanuatu’s outer islands after a monstrous cyclone wiped out entire villages and flattened vast swathes of the South Pacific nation’s landscape. Aid workers and government officials were planning to send a boat packed with supplies[…]

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Relief teams reach Vanuatu’s outer islands

Relief workers who have struggled for days to access remote areas of Vanuatu that were ravaged by a fierce cyclone finally reached some of the islands on Tuesday, as an Australian official reported scenes of widespread destruction. Radio and telephone communications with the South Pacific nation’s hard-hit outer islands were[…]

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