Vanuatu: Tropical Cyclone Pam Situation Report No. 8 (as of 22 March 2015)
Approximately 14,000 homes have been reported to be destroyed or damaged throughout the provinces of Penama, Malampa, Shefa and Tafea.
While food and water supplies have been reaching people on the 22 affected islands, more is still required.
Initial food packages have been dispatched to Erromango,
Tanna, Aniwa, Futuna and Epi islands, serving approximately 7,400 households.
A yacht arrived in the Shepherd Islands and has started producing 10,000 litres of safe drinking water per day with its on board water processing unit.
Around 4,000 children were vaccinated against measles and received Vitamin A supplementation.
As of 22 March, UN OCHA’s Financial Tracking Service recorded a total of US$10 million in financial contributions from donors.
11* Confirmed fatalities
166,000 People affected on 22 islands
3,392 People in evacuation centres in Efate
30 Evacuation Centres in Efate
14,000 Homes destroyed in four provinces
65,000 In need of temporary shelter
Source: Vanuatu National Disaster Management Office, Vanuatu Humanitarian Team
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