Vanuatu index

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Oxfam monitoring Cyclone Donna: latest news

May 4, 2017

UPDATE: 12:00pm 09/05/2017 An update has been sent out from Oxfam's regional office in Vanuatu.

High risk of cyclone hitting Vanuatu: Oxfam monitoring

April 8, 2017

Oxfam is closely monitoring after a cyclone warning was issued for Vanuatu, as numerous provinces brace for damaging gale force winds and flooding.

Cyclone Ula approaches Vanuatu

January 10, 2016

Tropical Cyclone Ula could bring further heartache to people hit by Cyclone Pam last year as it passes close to Vanuatu’s southern islands this afternoon. 

Latest blogs

Improving livelihoods in Vanuatu

February 28, 2018

Our livelihoods project in Vanuatu has been running for two years, with a focus on empowering farmers to improve their practices for a more stable income, more diverse range of food, and greater wellbeing. It’s thanks to your ongoing support that we’ve been so successful so far.

Rural livelihoods project changes lives in Vanuatu

August 24, 2017

One of our rural livelihoods project in Vanuatu, that began in January 2013, was completed in February this year. It was thanks to your continued support that we were able to carry out a project of this length. Long-term projects mean long-term solutions, so thank you for sticking with us and helping us create real change. We hope you enjoy hearing the stories about what you’ve helped us achieve!

Female farmer stands out in a market full of root crops

June 6, 2017

Read about Ilene's family-feeding and income-generating success, through a little hand-up from the FSA and Oxfam. Written by Dominique Doss and Glen Pakoa

Latest stories

May 3, 2017

It’s not uncommon for children in Vanuatu to stop attending school at 10 years old - there are not enough secondary school places due to government budget constraints, and many families can’t afford the school fees.

March 24, 2015

Oxfam has now been able to speak to Hillary Garea, a water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) Officer for the Vanuatu Rural Development Training Centre Association (VRDTCA), Oxfam’s long term WASH partner in Vanuatu.

March 23, 2015

Oxfam distributed hygiene kits last week at Lycee Bouganville school in Port Vila which is acting as a temporary evacuation centre. Oxfam's Amy Christian spoke to some of the families sheltering at the school about their experiences when Cyclone Pam hit, and their plans and worries for the future.