Emergency supplies 'desperately needed' on Vanuatu's Aniwa

Drought on Vanuatu's southern island of Aniwa has created competition for food between villagers and their livestock, a teacher says.

The government sent emergency supplies to the island this week, including 900 bags of rice and 2000 cartons of water.

The teacher, who has just returned to Port Villa after visiting his family on Aniwa, said there had been no rain for six months.

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