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Helping remote communities in Papua New Guinea recover after Cyclone Pam

28 Jul 2015, IFRC

Four months after tropical cyclone Pam swept through the Pacific, the Papua New Guinea Red Cross continues to assist communities affected by the storm. Red Cross recovery teams are working with local communities to understand how families are rebuilding their lives after the disaster and to assess what additional support may be needed in the coming weeks and months...


General Facts
  • Population: 31.8 million (2005)
  • Density: 4 per sq km
  • Total Area: 8564 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
*: reported