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Thousands evacuated from Vanuatu island as volcano erupts

An explosion of Yasur volcano sends a shower of glowing lava bombs into the air on Tanna Island, Vanuatu on October 4, 2016. Photo :Tom Pfeiffer/Getty Images/VolcanoDiscovery) Vanuatu has declared a state of emergency and evacuated thousands of residents from an island in the Pacific archipelago after a volcanic eruption rained rocks and ash on […]

Powerful 61 magnitude quake strikes Vanuatu

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More supplies needed as villagers flee Vanuatu volcano

A handout aerial photograph taken on September 26, 2017 and received on September 27 from the New Zealand Defence Force shows the Manaro Voui volcano on Ambae Island in Vanuatu.Villagers fleeing a volcanic eruption in Vanuatu face food and water shortages in overcrowded evacuation camps, aid workers and reports said September 27. / AFP PHOTO […]

Vanuatu volcano island evacuation complete

This photo taken on September 30, 2017 shows the Manaro Voui volcano on Vanuatu’s Ambae island, where the volcano is threatening a major eruption. The Vanuatu government announced last week that all 11,000 residents on Ambae – in the north of the Pacific archipelago – would be moved, after the Manaro Voui volcano rumbled to […]