Island state with 280,000 people among the dozen Pacific island nations facing rising sea levels, more frequent storms.
The Pacific nation was one of the few countries in the world that was still free of the coronavirus.
Cyclone Harold destroyed many homes in Vanuatu’s Sanma province and damaged schools and health centres, says UN.
‘Superstorm’ with winds of 260km per hour hammer South Pacific island nation with buildings reduced to rubble.
Torrential rains and destructive winds continue as the storm moves slowly over land.
Central Vanuatu has not experienced a Category 3 cyclone since 2004 when there was widespread ‘moderate damage’.
People in the island nations have some of world’s highest rates of diabetes and obesity, and health systems are weak.
Analysts say Australia sees China’s influence as a potential threat to sovereignty, independence, stability and even to peace.
Examining the future of the Internet, 5G, and connecting the 3.5 billion people across the globe who don’t have access.
The Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu is considering legal action against big polluters thousands of kilometres away.
Leimalu Tapesi, the first woman anointed chairperson of a village tribal council, plans to crack down on illegal logging.
It is innovative, it is ambitious, but Vanuatu’s government wants to know if drone delivery of vaccines to remote locations is also practical and financially viable.
Scott Morrison will travel to Vanuatu and Fiji this week hoping to mend ties amid growing Chinese influence.
Alarming study comes as ‘desperate’ low-lying Vanuatu plans to sue climate change culprits in energy industry.