President of the Vanuatu Red Cross Hannington Alatoa
Media playback is unsupported on your device

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
Go to next video: Health fears for Cyclone Pam survivors