Vanuatu & Tonga: Tropical Cyclone Jasmine Situation Update No. 1
This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the OCHA Pacific office. It covers the period from 10 to 17 February. Unless there are significant new development this will be the last report on this event.
I. HIGHLIGHTs/key priorities
• TC Jasmine caused minor damage in Vanuatu’s TAFEA province, mainly to agriculture and water systems, as assessed by members of the Vanuatu Humanitarian Team.
• It is expected that no emergency will be declared by the Government of Vanuatu, while needs and damages can be covered by in-country capacity of government agencies and development partners.
• TC Jasmine caused flooding in Tonga’s main island of Tongatapu, leading to the evacuation of around 700 people.
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