Strong winds damage food crops on islands

A VISIT by the Morobe Disaster Office workers and officials over the weekend confirmed that some islands in Siassi are in need of relief assistance. The islands of Malai, Aramot and Tuam after strong monsoon winds are facing shortages of…

JAKARTA – Badan Meteorologi Klimatologi dan Geogisika (BMKG) menyebut telah terjadi gempa  berkekuatan 7,6 skala richter di Boven Digoel-Papua, Senin, 26 Februari 2018 pukul 00.45 WIB. Kepala Bidang Informasi Gempabumi dan Peringatan Dini Tsunami BMKG, Daryono mengatakan, gempa terletak pada koordinat…
Landslide victims need immediate shelter, food and water

Vanuatu Daily Post – An estimated 452 people in the villages of Wailavoa, Asarabio and Avanvai on south Maewo are at risk of starvation after losing all their food crops to the recent landslide. All water sources have been buried under…
Honiara goes under flood waters again

HONIARA went under storm floods yet again on Thursday in the wake of a heavy downpour that started around 5am, forcing schools and businesses to shut down for the day. Lack of a proper drainage system across the city was…
Tonga capital suffers widespread damage from Cyclone Gita

By John Mair, EMTV WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Emergency services in Tonga were working to reopen roads on Tuesday and assess what assistance they may need after Cyclone Gita tore across the Pacific island nation in the middle of the night.…
Tonga braces as powerful Cyclone Gita bears down

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Pacific nation of Tonga braced for destructive winds and potential flash flooding from Tropical Cyclone Gita on Monday after the powerful storm pummelled Samoa over the weekend. The Category 4 storm was moving south across the…

Vanuatu Daily Post – DAround 10 tourism bungalows on Tanna that were destroyed during cyclone Pam will return to full operation this week. These renovated bungalows are White Beach Bungalows, Island Dream Bungalows, Apera Beach Bungalows, Rocky Ridge Bungalows, Crystal…