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Dunkirk-style evacuation as Vanuatu volcano pollutes drinking water - Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Vanuatu has launched a Dunkirk-style evacuation on the northern island of Ambae as a flotilla of boats rescues islanders from an erupting volcano that has polluted many of the island's sources of drinking water. Smoke and ash ...and more »

Ambae volcano's crater lakes threaten Vanuatu - The Weather Network

Sunday, October 1, 2017, 9:29 PM - If you turned on the television this week, you may have seen coverage of the potentially imminent eruption of Mount Agung volcano in Bali. However, Mt Agung is not the only volcano in the region behaving badly. An ...and more »

Ambae volcano's crater lakes make it a serious threat to Vanuatu - The Conversation AU

A young boy shields his face from volcanic dust whipped up by winds at the foot of the Mount Yasur Volcano on the south-west coast of on Tanna Island, Vanuatu, Thursday, March 19, 2015. AAP Image/Dave Hunt. Ambae volcano's crater lakes make it a ...and more »

'It's heartbreaking' says Vanuatu official after visiting evacuation centres for thousands fleeing volcano - TVNZ

A Vanuatu official just back from a trip around evacuation centres for people fleeing the erupting volcano says the scenes are heartbreaking. A fleet of vessels today continued moving people from Ambae island after Vanuatu officials last week ordered ...and more »

Thousands evacuated each day from Vanuatu volcano - ABC Online

The Vanuatu Red Cross says the volcano that's threatening to erupt on Ambae island has now polluted local water supplies, as evacuations continue to move around a thousand people a day to safety. The Vanuatu Government ordered the compulsory evacuation ...and more »

Vanuatu volcano erupts; 11000 prepare to evacuate - Fox News

Smoke, ash and volcanic rocks billow from the crater of an erupting volcano on Vanuatu's Ambae Island, Sept. 26, 2017. (New Zealand Defense Force via Associated Press). A flotilla of boats was headed to the Pacific island of Ambae, Vanuatu, on Sunday ...and more »

Vanuatu steps up evacuation as volcano spews ash - The Weather Network US

Monday, October 2, 2017, 13:57 - Vanuatu hopes to evacuate all 11,000 people from its northern island of Ambae in the next two days, disaster officials said on Monday (October 2), as a volcano spewing rock and ash into the air threatens to erupt. A ...and more »

Vanuatu evacuee numbers climb higher - Radio New Zealand

The number of people leaving the Vanuatu island of Ambae as its volcano belches ash and smoke, is higher than expected, and officials think the population may have been underestimated. Women and children on Ambae at the airport to farewell the sick and ...and more »

Planes, ships, barges: the DIY evacuation of Vanuatu's volcano island - The Guardian

Vanuatu is no stranger to the rumblings, shakings, flood waters and wrecking winds of natural disaster. The south Pacific island nation was rated the most at-risk country in the world in a 2016 United Nations study. Its 83 islands are stuck right in ...and more »

Volcanic dangers: Entire Vanuatu island evacuated, over 140000 flee in Bali -

While more than 140,000 people have fled the Indonesian island of Bali due to fears of Mount Agung erupting, another volcano has prompted the evacuation of the entire Vanuatu island of Ambae. Fears of a major eruption at Manaro Voui volcano on Ambae ...and more »