Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu (Picture: Twitter/@mellberr) - Credit: Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu (Picture: Twitter/@mellberr)
Monday, 16 March 2015 - 14:49
More than 25 Dutch stuck on Vanuatu
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expects that there are between 25 and 30 Dutch people stuck on Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam struck the group of islands on Saturday, NOS reports. There has been no contact with any of them since the cyclone. The embassy in Canberra, Australia is trying to get in touch with the Dutch people on the island, but it is difficult as the communications network in Vanuatu is not working. Cyclone Pam struck the cluster of island s on Saturday. There is a lot of damage and many are feared dead. A spokesperson for the ministry stated that there are no indications that any of the Dutch people have been killed, but they have no confirmation.