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As Obesity Rises, Remote Pacific Islands Plan to Abandon Junk Food
A ban on imported food at government functions and tourist establishments is an early step to prevent disease and promote healthy habits in an isolated province of Vanuatu.
From the Mountains, to the Prairies, to the Ocean to Vanuatu
An American flag flapped on a crooked pole. I found myself saluting it, something I would never have done back in the U.S. Then I got out my ukulele.
The Residents of Vanuatu, Then and Now
Skull analysis suggests the earliest inhabitants may have had Asian and Polynesian roots, while modern residents are more similar to Melanesians.
Survivors on Aftermath of Vanuatu Storm
Survivors tried to rebuild on Wednesday after a cyclone lashed out over the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu last weekend.
Aid Trickles to Vanuatu as Relief Workers Report Vast Cyclone Damage
Aid workers described a “grave situation” in the South Pacific nation devastated by Tropical Cyclone Pam, with food, clean water and shelter all in short supply.
Vanuatu Death Toll Is Likely to Rise as Glimpses of Cyclone’s Fury Emerge
Accounts trickling in from remote islands indicate widespread devastation to crops and homes in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Pam, relief workers said.
Vanuatu: Cyclone Toll Rises
International aid agencies were preparing to begin emergency helicopter flights on Tuesday to the remote outer islands of Vanuatu, as the death toll from a cyclone late last week rose to at least 24.
Flights Over Vanuatu Are Expected to Reveal Cyclone Devastation
Aid workers on the ground said the tiny nation’s capital had been flattened after the powerful storm tore through the archipelago.
Cyclone Hits Island Nation of Vanuatu, Killing 8
Tropical Cyclone Pam bore down on the island nation of Vanuatu with winds of around 160 miles an hour.
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