Food supplies are running low on Tikopia Island, in the far east of the Solomon Islands, despite fresh supplies arriving on Thursday. The islands crops were destroyed during severe tropical cyclone Lola that made landfall about a month ago.
Vanuatu's opposition has filed a motion to call an extra-ordinary session of parliament Monday next week to debate a motion of no confidence against new Prime Minister Sato Kilman, who was elected for the top job.
The Office of the Prime Minister is pleased to pledge its support to a fundraiser for cyclone-stricken Vanuatu, which will take the form of a six-hour radiothon being held on Radio Cook Islands from noon to 6pm today (Friday, March 31).
The chair of the Pacific Islands Forum, Mark Brown, says the cyclones and earthquake which have battered Vanuatu should drive home the vulnerability and the responsibility for the global climate crisis and its impact on small island developing states.
Vanuatu has launched its revised Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) at the Pacific Islands Forum Economic Ministers Meeting in Port Vila, where inadequate and inaccessible climate finances dominated discussions.