The category 2 cyclone is moving slowly, increasing the impact of heavy rains over Torba, Sanma, Penama and Malampa provinces.
US Indo-Pacific Command head, Admiral Philip Davidson, said Beijing uses ‘fear and coercion’ in an attempt to ‘expand its form of ideology in order to bend, break and replace the existing rules-based international order’.
Winds close to the centre are estimated to be 95 kilometres per hour and gusts of 130 kilometres are expected.
They said it is only fitting and proper that blue stones and aggregate be supplied from within Vanuatu and not be imported from outside.
How to deal with a cyclone – before and after - messages from the Vanuatu Government departments.
The heaviest rain is currently expected to remain north of Erromango into Friday, affecting the islands of Efate, Epi, Ambrym, Malekula, Pentecost, Ambae, Maewo and Espiritu Santo.
The airline says flight disruptions may be expected and customers will be provided with a re-adjusted itinerary, subject to availability.
The UN Secretary-General called for concerted efforts to overcome obstacles, tackle misconceptions about girls’ abilities, and promote access to learning opportunities for women and girls.
When it comes to female representation in parliaments around the world, the only countries where women hold at least half the lower house seats are Rwanda, Cuba and Bolivia.
It is both Australia’s largest ever defence procurement project and Naval Group’s largest ever foreign sales deal.