Vanuatu

Member News

22 Aug 2017
Emergency Background ACT member ABM launched an emergency appeal in May, 2017, seeking to raise $20,000 to assist the Anglican Church of Melanesia – Vanuatu’s (ACOMV) relief and recovery effort [...]
17 Aug 2015
The challenge More than 80 per cent of the population of the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu live in rural areas scattered across multiple islands. This makes communications, transport and service [...]

ACT News

24 Sep 2015

On Friday 13th March a category 5 Tropical Cyclone Pam lashed the islands of Vanuatu bringing with it 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 and widespread damage. Six months, ACT Alliance members continue to help the […]

16 Mar 2015

ACT member Christian Aid is to make an initial £25,000 available to partner organisations providing emergency supplies in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam which hit the Pacific island chain of Vanuatu on Friday, killing at least eight people, injuring many more, and reducing many houses and shops to matchwood. The money will go to sister […]

15 Mar 2015

Peter Rottach, Chair of the ACT Alliance Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Community of Practice, speaks from the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) taking place in Sendai, Japan (14-18 March 2015). He highlights, on the back of the devastating cyclone that hit Vanuatu on 14 March 2015, the urgency of action needed to […]