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Port Vi·la

(pôrt′ vē′lə, pôr vē-lä′)
The capital of Vanuatu, on Efate Island in the southwest Pacific Ocean.
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Noun1.Port Vila - capital of Vanuatu
New Hebrides, Republic of Vanuatu, Vanuatu - a volcanic island republic in Melanesia; independent since 1980
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The company's switched focus means a number of the existing staff in Sofia, Bulgaria and Port Vila, Vanuatu - account managers, withdraw specialists and customer service representatives - were moved to the respective South African English-speaking departments.
Cyclone Pam has damaged or destroyed 90 per cent of the infrastructure in Port Vila, Vanuatu's capital and largest town, and damage to the more remote islands and communities is equally devastating.
Air Vanuatu is an international airline with its head office in Port Vila, Vanuatu. It is Vanuatu's national flag carrier, with its main base at Bauerfield International Airport, Port Vila.
9/6/2015, Port Vila, Vanuatu, Greenpeace -- Vanuatu President Baldwin Lonsdale, welcomed climate-affected communities from Tuvalu, Kiribati, Fiji and the Solomon Islands and representatives from the Philippines at an emergency meeting in Vanuatu yesterday vowing to seek 'Climate Justice,' to hold big fossil fuel entities accountable for fuelling global climate change.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu -- Relief groups struggled to get supplies to residents living in Vanuatu's cyclone-ravaged outer islands on Thursday, as survivors grew desperate for food and water five days after the fierce storm flattened villages across the South Pacific nation.
Samuel, only his first name given, kicks a ball through the ruins of their family home as his father, Phillip, at back, <Bpicks through the debris in Port Vila, Vanuatu in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam yesterday Dave Hunt
Samuel, only his first name given, kicks a ball through the ruins of their family home as his father, Phillip, at back, picks |through the debris in Port Vila, Vanuatu, in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam yesterday
Yachts damaged in Port Vila, Vanuatu, yesterday in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam.