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19 Jul 2018 description

A team of vulcanologists has trekked to the summit of Vanuatu's Manaro volcano and says the landscape has been transformed by the latest ash fall.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International.

19 Jul 2018 description

Total number of consultations and reporting rate: There is a decreased in total consultation from 2102 consultation in epiweek 27 to 660 consultation in epiweek 28, with decreased reporting rate from 82% in Epiweek 27 to 45% in epiweek 28 from the sentinel sites.

Changes from previous week: There is decreased in reported cases of Influenza-like-illness and Watery Diarrhoea and increased in reported cases of Prolonged fever and no changes in reported cases of acute fever and rash in epiweek 28.

17 Jul 2018 description

Much of the east and north of Vanuatu's Ambae Island have experienced heavy ashfall after the eruption from the Manaro volcano intensified on Monday, residents say.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International.

12 Jul 2018 description

Vanuatu's government has been urged to address the worsening situation faced by students relocated from volcano-affected Ambae Island.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International.

11 Jul 2018 description

VANUATU VOLCANO ALERT BULLETIN N°5 - TANNA ACTIVITY

Wednesday July 11th 2018

TANNA VOLCANO 
19°32’0”S 169°26’30”E Summit 1184ft (361m)
Current Vanuatu Volcano Alert Level:** Level 2**

 

Yasur volcano is continuing in the major unrest state. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2.

11 Jul 2018 description

VANUATU VOLCANO ALERT BULLETIN N°5 - AMBRYM ACTIVITY

Wednesday July 11th 2018

AMBRYM VOLCANO 
16°15’00”S 168°07’00”E Summit Elevation 4377ft (1334m)
Current Vanuatu Volcano Alert Level:** Level 2**

Ambrym volcano is continuing in the major unrest state. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2.

11 Jul 2018 description

VANUATU VOLCANO ALERT BULLETIN N°6 - AMBAE ACTIVITY

Tuesday July 10th 2018

AMBAE VOLCANO 
15°24’0”S 167°50’0”E Summit 4908ft (1496m)
Current Vanuatu Volcano Alert Level:** Level 2**

Ambae volcano is continuing in the major unrest state. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2.

11 Jul 2018 description

VANUATU VOLCANO ALERT BULLETIN N°4 - TANNA ACTIVITY

Thursday June 7th 2018

TANNA VOLCANO 
19°32’0”S 169°26’30”E Summit 1184ft (361m)
Current Vanuatu Volcano Alert Level:** Level 2**

 

Yasur volcano is continuing in the major unrest state. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2.

06 Jul 2018 description
report Pacific Community

This week, Vanuatu Prime Minister Hon, Charlot Tabimasmas officially opened two Provincial Emergency Operations Centres (PEOC’s) in Malampa and in Sanma. The PEOC’s were funded by the EU through the Building Safety and Resilience in the Pacific (BSRP) Project, with a total cost of €700,000. Each centre is built to facilitate three or more National Disaster Management Officers and it is fully equipped with the necessary technologies and ability to send and receive real-time disaster information.

06 Jul 2018 description
infographic Government of Vanuatu

NDMO is in the process of registering preferred relocation information from all households in Ambae. This info-graphic illustrates information collected as 5 July 2018. So far only East, North and South Area Councils have been completed. Ambae West Area Council is still in progress.

Note: The data does not include people from the East in the Safe Zones

29 Jun 2018 description

Education cluster and NDMO collected movement secondary boarding schools out of Ambae in June. Key statistics, points of departure and relocation are illustrated.

28 Jun 2018 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected potential ash deposit extent & related exposure and impact caused by Manaro volcano in Ambae Island, Penama Province Vanuatu. Using Planet imagery, 3m resolution as of 15 & 19 May 2018, UNITAR-UNOSAT detected more than 13,500 ha of ash covering almost 34% of the total surface of the island. Using the building footprints of Humanitarian Open Street Map as a baseline, more than 280 buildings are located within areas covered by ash, mainly in North Amabe council, representing 14% of the total number of buildings within this council.

28 Jun 2018 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected potential ash deposit extent & related exposure and impact caused by Manaro volcano in Ambae Island, Penama Province Vanuatu. Using Planet imagery, 3m resolution as of 10 March 2018, UNITAR-UNOSAT detected more than 11,800 ha of ash and smoke covering 29% of the total surface of the island. Using the building footprints of Humanitarian Open Street Map as a baseline, around 348 buildings are located within areas covered by ash and smoke in South Amabe council, representing 60% of the total number of buildings within this council.

28 Jun 2018 description

Total number of consultations and reporting rate: There is an increased in total consultation from 1498 consultation in epiweek 24 to 2747 consultation in epiweek 25, with reporting rates same as epiweek 24 (55%) from the sentinel sites.

Changes from previous week: There is an increased in reported cases of influenza like illness in epiweek 24 and decreased in reported cases of Acute Fever and Rash, Prolonged Fever and Watery Diarrhea.

22 Jun 2018 description

An earthquake of 6.1 M magnitude at a depth of 21 km occurred near the coast of Efate island (Shefa Province) on 21 June at 21.13 UTC. The epicentre was located 33 km east-southeast of the national capital Port Vila. USGS PAGER estimated a shaking up to "strong" for 24 000 people and "moderate" for 22 000 people. As of 22 June at 7.00 UTC, no immediate reports of casualties and damages have been reported.

21 Jun 2018 description

Total number of consultations and reporting rate:

There is an increased in total consultation from 2871 consultation in epiweek 23 to 3000 consultation in epiweek 24, with increased in reporting rates from (64%) in epiweek 23 to 73% in epiweek 24.