Additional humanitarian support for Vanuatu

5 October 2017

Australia is deploying additional humanitarian supplies to provide relief to communities displaced from Vanuatu’s Ambae Island due to volcanic activity.

The evacuation of the residents of Ambae Island - approximately 11,600 people - is now complete. Around 8,000 people have been evacuated to the island of Espiritu Santo, and around 3,000 more to nearby islands of Pentecost and Maewo.

Media release: Additional humanitarian support for Vanuatu

Last Updated: 5 October 2017