After a night of howling winds, torrential rain and power outages, Samoa has emerged largely unscathed from Cyclone Amos.
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Oxfam is on stand-by and ready to respond to Cyclone Amos, currently moving fast through the Pacific and bearing down on Samoa.
The cyclone, expected to impact in the early hours of tomorrow morning, is tracking towards the south-west of Samoa. Latest forecasts predict the storm will strengthen to a Category 4 Cyclone with destructive winds of more than 220km/h.
Oxfam are already prepositioned in Samoa to initiate water trucking and is working closely with its partners to act quickly, if required.
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— RNZ International (@RNZInews) April 23, 2016