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 (ā-fä′tē, ĕ-fä′tĕ)
A volcanic island of central Vanuatu in the southwest Pacific Ocean. Port-Vila, Vanuatu's capital, is on the island.
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The additional financing will provide further support to reconstruct, improve climate resilience, and disaster-proof the transport sector infrastructure on the Efate ring road in Shefa Province damaged by floods and storm surges during Cyclone Pam in March 2015.
The 133d Military Police Platoon was organized on 1 August 1943 at Port Vila, Efate Island.
Established by the French on garden land owned by the inhabitants of Fifa, an island near the main island of Efate, Port Vila started as a center of the coconut trade and became the capital of the Anglo-French Condominium when joint rule was established in 1906.
Pam caused catastrophic damage to Efate, the main island of Vanuatu where the capital, Port Vila, is located.
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Vanuatu Member of Parliament, Ralph Regenvanu reported at the time, "The total population of Vanuatu is affected, as the cyclone travelled north to south, with the eye going over Shepherds, Efate, Erromango and Tanna.
Putting a halt on her job, which involves work as a self employed community worker, she will catch a plane to the nation's capital Port Vila on the island of Efate on September 26 where she will begin one month of volunteering with not-for-profit relief organisation, Volunteer Vanuatu.
Along the paved roads in Efate and Espiritu Santo--built a few years ago thanks to international financial aid--cars are scarcer than dogs.
Thousands of people remained homeless, with more than 3,300 still sheltering in evacuation centers on the main island of Efate and in the provinces of Torba and Penama, according to the U.
Pam took everything," said Philemon Mansale, the head of a large family from Mele village outside the capital Port Vila on the main island of Efate.
I live in Port Vila, which is on the island of Efate, and we've heard that there's about 70 people injured and six people missing at sea.
The highly-populated island of Efate, which includes the Vanuatu capital Port Vila, was directly in the path of the cyclone.