But there are concerns any much-needed help with the recovery will be delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The destruction caused by the cyclone is worse than World Vision imagined.
“To be honest it is, and that's not meant to be sensationalistic,” country director in Vanuatu Kendra Gates Derousseau says.
She lived through 2015's Cyclone Pam, which killed at least 15 people and left Vanuatu with hundreds of millions of dollars worth of damage. So she braced for the worst, but even that fell short.