Vanuatu Police receives assistance from Australian Government

The vehicles will support the Professional Standards and Family Protection Units of the Vanuatu Police Force. 

The ability of the Professional Standards Unit to conduct sensitive operations for the investigation of criminal and misconduct allegations is an important aspect of holding Police Force members accountable for their actions and maintaining high levels of discipline within the service.

UNICEF gives vehicles to help Vanuatu vaccinations

The vehicles were presented as part of World Immunisation Week that finished on Sunday.

UNICEF's Pacific representative Sheldon Yett said health workers need reliable transport to the communities which depend on them.

Mr Yett said there were many challenges that contributed to high dropout rates in Vanuatu that result in children failing to receive all of their scheduled vaccines.

He said one of these was transport.