Vanuatu - Situation Report | 24 March 2015


Currently, an estimated 166,000 people, including 82,000 children, on 22 islands in Vanuatu have been affected by Tropical Cyclone Pam. An estimated 50 to 90 per cent of local dwellings have been damaged by strong winds and approximately 75,000 people are in need of temporary emergency shelter and 110,000 people are without access to clean drinking water. There are reports of both mass displacement in remote areas and vulnerable groups in temporary shelter. Numbers are fluid and constantly changing with more areas being accessed and assessed. Relief efforts have moved from assessment and planning, to delivery and distribution.

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