Aid delivery continues in Vanuatu


Aid delivery continues in Vanuatu (1.1 mins)

Operation Vanuatu Assist, the Australian Defence Force’s contribution to the volcano crisis in Vanuatu is in full swing. RAAF C17 Globemasters have delivered humanitarian aid and an MRH90 helicopter to the Island nation impacted by the eruption of the Manaro volcano on Ambae Island. Minehunter HMAS Huon is alongside on Espiritu Santo and ships crew have begun setting up tents and helping unload aid shipments. HMAS Choules has also arrived in the capital, Port Vila carrying Australian and Tongan troops who are ready to assist the approximately 11,600 residents who fled Ambae Island.

Publish Date 06 Oct 2017
Tags V20170436
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