Govt. Vanuatu
Government based in Vanuatu

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26 May 2017 description

Event Overview

Tropical Cyclone Donna moved in a westerly direction passing north of the Vanuatu group within 50-100km the Torres islands in Torba Province as a Category 3 system.

The system continued west, before turning south, gathering strength to become a Category 5 cyclone and passed to the west of Sanma, Malmpa and Shefa. Tropical Cyclone Donna passed about 200km to the west of the islands of Vanuatu.

The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) issued the all clear on Tuesday 9 th May 2017.

17 May 2017 description

Event Overview

Tropical Cyclone Donna moved in a westerly direction passing north of the Vanuatu group within 50-100km the Torres islands in Torba Province as a Category 3 system.

The system continued west, before turning south, gathering strength to become a Category 5 cyclone and passed to the west of Sanma, Malmpa and Shefa. Tropical Cyclone Donna passed about 200km to the west of the islands of Vanuatu. The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) issued the all clear on Tuesday 9th May 2017.

Current Situation

16 May 2017 description

Current Situation

  • NDMO has been working closely with Area Council Secretaries and partners to ensure affected communities are being supported.

  • NEOC has remained operational to co-ordinate the response.

  • Agencies who are deploying personnel and/or supplies need to advise the NEOC.

  • Damage assessment completed for Torres, yet to be completed for Santo.

  • NDMO is also reviewing damage assessments from Tropical Cyclone Cook.

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