The dark orange colour is smoke coming from fires surrounding the Australian Capital Territory. Canberrans woke up to dark orange skies yesterday and some of the worst air quality in the world. The nearest fire front was 60 kilometres from the ACT. Qantas stopped all its operations in Canberra.

The Government of Vanuatu will give Vt20 million to assist the Rural Fire Service in Australia, the Acting Prime Minister (PM), Jotham Napat, announced in a statement yesterday (Sunday).

The Acting PM expressed the country’s profound sympathy and concern for Australia as it continue to suffer from the horrendous bush fires.

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Thank you so much for your help in Australia. We need all we can get. [thumbup]


I totally agree - great to see Vanuatu helping us in our moment of need [thumbup]


Don't give aid to the Australian Government.

They will spend the money on holidays in Europe.

Give the aid to non profit charity.

& Get receipts !

Peter Lamb

Thank you are a beautiful country of beautiful people!💋

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