5 Oct 2017

Vanuatu PM promises evacuees they will return home

From Morning Report, 7:33 am on 5 October 2017

Vanuatu's prime minister has promised the thousands evacuated from the island of Ambae they will return home. Charlot Salwai visited two of the evacuation centres yesterday that have been set up to look after the more than 11,000 people moved to safety after Manaro volcano began belching ash and smoke. RNZ Pacific reporter Koroi Hawkins has been on the ground in Vanuatu since Saturday and spoke with the prime minister at an evacuation centre on Espiritu Santo.