People from the

cyclone devastated island of Tanna now have access to a fully functional hospital after Army engineers spent three weeks in Vanuatu repairing the badly damaged building on the Western and most populous side of the island.

Men and women from the 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment (3 CER), including plumbing, electrical and carpentry tradesmen, cleared significant amounts of debris throughout the Lenakel Hospital, repaired damaged walls and roofs, restored power and gave the people access to clean water.

Robert Moise, local Tanna resident and Acting Director of the Lenakel Hospital, said the ADF had helped save the lives of many people seeking much needed medical aid.

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