President of the Vanuatu Red Cross Hannington Alatoa
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Red Cross reports areas of Vanuatu 'flattened' by cyclone

The president of the Vanuatu Red Cross, Hannington Alatoa, has told a press conference that pilots flying over parts of the island nation have reported seeing areas "flattened" by Cyclone Pam.

A state of emergency has been declared in the tiny state of 267,000 people, spread over 65 islands, after the storm struck on Saturday.

  • 15 Mar 2015
  • From the section Asia
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