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  • Feature

    Back to the future in Vanuatu

    6 August 2015
    When Cyclone Pam bore down on Vanuatu in March, many modern buildings in the Pacific Island nation were completely destroyed. But Charlie Kalah’s hut made...
  • News

    Drones and crisis mapping in Vanuatu

    14 April 2015
    The cyclone-hit Pacific islands of Vanuatu are the latest proving ground for new information technology and the digital humanitarian volunteers that are now an integral...
  • Analysis

    Killing us softly

    27 March 2015
    A recent public outcry in China, sparked by a damning documentary about air pollution, was based on well-founded fear: Of the 100 million people who...
  • Analysis

    What you need to know about DRR

    18 March 2015
    A new global plan to prepare for future natural and climate-linked disasters agreed in Sendai, Japan today has been condemned by development NGOs as lacking...
  • News

    Scale of cyclone Pam disaster staggering

    16 March 2015
    The scale of Vanuatu’s cyclone disaster is matched only by the complexity of the required humanitarian response, according to both the government and aid workers...