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Vanuatu: World Vision helping communities prepare for cyclone season

Source(s):  Radio New Zealand International (RNZI)

New Zealand's atmospheric science agency NIWA is predicting nine to 12 tropical cyclones in the Southwest Pacific basin by the end of April 2020.

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World Vision's Vanuatu-based programme quality manager Chloe Morrison said the agency was working with villages to better prepare for and respond to disaster.

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They were promoting a range of techniques to help protect livelihoods, including food security strategies.

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"We have a project on Tanna Island, which is working with local communities and families, to re-engage in what were traditional food preservation practices that were used many years ago that allowed families to store food during times of disaster.

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  • Publication date 23 Dec 2019

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