south east Ambrym

Vanuatu Red Cross plans 3 months activities for south-east Ambrym communities

As part of its first mission, a team comprised of staffs and volunteers from Disaster, Health and shelter sections spent 8 days on the ground to respond to communities affected by the earthquake that hit the island on 15 December, 2018.

The most affected village is Paamal that encountered numerous earthquakes, and uplift causing damage to houses in the village.

The VRCS team recruited and trained 24 volunteers who helped deliver awareness, conduct assessments and demonstrate how to build an emergency shelter.

The volunteers also helped distribute Non-Food items.