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Vanuatu urges people to take shelter as Category-5 Cyclone Pam nears Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea Solomon Islands hit by another strong earthquake  The magnitude-7.7 quake struck at 11:36 p.m. local time Sunday, with an epicenter 328 kilometers (204 miles) southeast of Honiara Tsunami warning follows strong quake near Solomons  Solomon Islands: A tsunami warning has been issued for some Pacific islands following a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake near the Solomon Islands Dozens missing in Solomon Islands flash floods Cyclone leaves 3 dead, 6 missing in Vanuatu Strong quake hits Papua New Guinea Deadly bus crash in Papua New Guinea Another powerful quake strikes Solomon Islands region 5 dead after powerful quake strikes in South Pacific Map of Santa Cruz Islands Solomon Islands  Solomon Islands: An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands, triggering a tsunami that killed five people but didn't threaten the wider region Fears grow for PNG ferry missing   Papua New Guinea: Ships and helicopters are continuing to search for more than 100 people missing after a ferry sank off Papua New Guinea's north coast   More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks Map of Cape Fortification Papua New Guinea
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B. 2017-11-16 Famed explorer missing for weeks in dangerous jungle spotted Porgera, Papua New Guinea
C. 2016-08-11 Pacific 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Vanuatu Vanuatu, Melanesia
D. 2016-04-06 Strong quake strikes Vanuatu; no injuries or tsunami threat Sola, Vanuatu, Melanesia
2016-02-21 Cyclone Winston wreaks destruction in Fiji Viti Levu, Fiji
F. 2016-02-20 Cyclone Winston hits Fiji's main island Viti Levu Viti Levu, Fiji
G. 2015-10-20 Vanuatu shaken by magnitude-7.3 earthquake Vanuatu, Melanesia
7. 2015-07-17 7.5 quake in South Pacific triggers tsunami threat Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands
8. 2015-05-04 Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsunami possible Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
9. 2015-03-29 Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake Kokopo, Papua New Guinea

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Cyclone Winston hits Fiji's main island Viti Levu Vanuatu shaken by magnitude-7.3 earthquake 7.5 quake in South Pacific triggers tsunami threat. Solomon Islands Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsunami possible Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake. Papua New Guinea UN confirms 24 dead in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam Cyclone Pam: Vanuatu 'needs food'   Vanuatu urgently needs food and relief supplies, officials said, days after Cyclone Pam caused massive damage across the Pacific nation Pam 'wiped out' Vanuatu development Map of Vanuatu Melanesia  Cyclone Pam has 'wiped out' development in Vanuatu, its president said, amid ongoing concern over residents of the Pacific nation's outlying islands Devastated Vanuatu starts to get aid Race to aid Vanuatu cyclone victims Map of Vanuatu Melanesia  Aid agencies are stepping up efforts to reach remote communities hit by Cyclone Pam which tore through the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu Vanuatu president calls for help after cyclone destruction   Baldwin Lonsdale has called for international help after Cyclone Pam ripped through the Pacific archipelago   Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu Map of Vanuatu Melanesia
  Famed explorer missing for weeks in dangerous jungle spotted Map of Porgera Papua New Guinea  Papua New Guinea: Benedict Allen, 57, who went missing while attempting to film a documentary about a remote tribe in Papua New Guinea has been spotted near an airstrip Pacific 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Vanuatu   A powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake has struck off the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu 535km (330 miles) southeast of Vanuatu island Strong quake strikes Vanuatu; no injuries or tsunami threat   The magnitude-6.9 quake struck Thursday 109 kilometers west of the village of Sola and 453 kilometers northwest of the capital, Port Vila   Cyclone Winston wreaks destruction in Fiji Map of Viti Levu Fiji


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  Authorities in Fiji are assessing the damage after the most powerful storm left at least five people dead
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  The death toll from a category five tropical storm that has hit islands in the South Pacific could run into the dozens, the UN's relief agency says

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  Papua New Guinea: The Australian authorities have been helping Papua New Guinea with rescue efforts after the ship, the MV Rabaul Queen, sank off Cape Fortification


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Sep.15   7.3-magnitude quake strikes near Fiji  A destructive tsunami was not generated, based on earthquake and historical tsunami data

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Nov.25 Boys found alive after 50 days at sea
  Fiji: Samuel Perez and Filo Filo, both 15, and Edward Nasau, 14, rescued by a tuna ship near Fiji. 500 people were held a memorial service for them
Jul.18   Tsunami warning after Pacific quake   Papua New Guinea: Two earthquakes with magnitudes of 6.9 and 7.3, struck in the New Britain Region of Papua New Guinea in the southwestern Pacific ocean Mar.16   Fiji damage 'overwhelming,' PM says  Fiji emerged from the shadow of Tropical Cyclone Tomas, with officials reporting one death and widespread damage to the South Pacific island...

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Oct.7   Tsunami warning in south Pacific
Map of Vanuatu Melanesia  A warning has been issued for 11 nations in the south-west Pacific, including Papua New Guinea, after a 7.8 earthquake off Vanuatu

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Sep.1 Quake prompts tsunami bulletin
. Solomon Islands Apr.4 UN urges better tsunami response Apr.2   Thousands homeless from tsunami   Solomon Islands: Bodies floated out to sea and thousands of residents camped out overnight on a hillside above a devastated town Apr.1   13 dead from tsunami Map of Gizo Solomon Islands
  Solomon Islands: 2 earthquakes and a tsunami hit the western part of the island-chain nation. 10 to 20 people were missing.    The quake measured 8.0. Some villages had been completely wiped out. The worst a...
Mar.25 Two strong quakes shake Vanuatu Mar.24   Earthquakes rock Pacific nations    Japan: 7.1 has struck off the west coast of Honshu. 2 quakes, 7.2 and 6.0 by the US - hit near Vanuatu

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Jan.4 Pacific islanders survive fury of cyclone
. Solomon Islands Jan.2 Aid ship heads for Solomons. Solomon Islands Jan.1   Cyclone Zoe wrecks islands  Solomon Islands: The first pictures out showed widespread destruction. Zoe battered the islands with winds 186 mph



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Dozens missing in Solomon Islands flash floods Pacific 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Vanuatu   A powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake has struck off the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu 535km (330 miles) southeast of Vanuatu island Strong quake strikes Vanuatu; no injuries or tsunami threat   The magnitude-6.9 quake struck Thursday 109 kilometers west of the village of Sola and 453 kilometers northwest of the capital, Port Vila Vanuatu shaken by magnitude-7.3 earthquake 7.5 quake in South Pacific triggers tsunami threat. Solomon Islands Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsunami possible Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake. Papua New Guinea Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea Solomon Islands hit by another strong earthquake  The magnitude-7.7 quake struck at 11:36 p.m. local time Sunday, with an epicenter 328 kilometers (204 miles) southeast of Honiara Tsunami warning follows strong quake near Solomons  Solomon Islands: A tsunami warning has been issued for some Pacific islands following a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake near the Solomon Islands Strong quake hits Papua New Guinea Another powerful quake strikes Solomon Islands region 5 dead after powerful quake strikes in South Pacific Map of Santa Cruz Islands Solomon Islands  Solomon Islands: An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands, triggering a tsunami that killed five people but didn't threaten the wider region 7.3-magnitude quake strikes near Fiji  A destructive tsunami was not generated, based on earthquake and historical tsunami data Tsunami warning after Pacific quake   Papua New Guinea: Two earthquakes with magnitudes of 6.9 and 7.3, struck in the New Britain Region of Papua New Guinea in the southwestern Pacific ocean Tsunami warning in south Pacific Map of Vanuatu Melanesia  A warning has been issued for 11 nations in the south-west Pacific, including Papua New Guinea, after a 7.8 earthquake off Vanuatu Quake prompts tsunami bulletin. Solomon Islands 13 dead from tsunami Map of Gizo Solomon Islands




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  Solomon Islands: 2 earthquakes and a tsunami hit the western part of the island-chain nation. 10 to 20 people were missing.    The quake measured 8.0. Some villages had been completely wiped out. The worst a...
Mar.25 Two strong quakes shake Vanuatu Mar.24 Earthquakes rock Pacific nations    Japan: 7.1 has struck off the west coast of Honshu. 2 quakes, 7.2 and 6.0 by the US - hit near Vanuatu



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2013 Apr.3 Deadly bus crash in Papua New Guinea




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2017 Nov.16   Famed explorer missing for weeks in dangerous jungle spotted
Map of Porgera Papua New Guinea  Papua New Guinea: Benedict Allen, 57, who went missing while attempting to film a documentary about a remote tribe in Papua New Guinea has been spotted near an airstrip 2007 Apr.2 Thousands homeless from tsunami   Solomon Islands: Bodies floated out to sea and thousands of residents camped out overnight on a hillside above a devastated town 2003 Jan.2 Aid ship heads for Solomons. Solomon Islands



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2012 Feb.2 Fears grow for PNG ferry missing   Papua New Guinea: Ships and helicopters are continuing to search for more than 100 people missing after a ferry sank off Papua New Guinea's north coast Feb.2   More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks
Map of Cape Fortification Papua New Guinea
  Papua New Guinea: The Australian authorities have been helping Papua New Guinea with rescue efforts after the ship, the MV Rabaul Queen, sank off Cape Fortification
2010 Nov.25 Boys found alive after 50 days at sea
  Fiji: Samuel Perez and Filo Filo, both 15, and Edward Nasau, 14, rescued by a tuna ship near Fiji. 500 people were held a memorial service for them




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2016 Feb.21   Cyclone Winston wreaks destruction in Fiji
Map of Viti Levu Fiji
  Authorities in Fiji are assessing the damage after the most powerful storm left at least five people dead
Feb.20 Cyclone Winston hits Fiji's main island Viti Levu 2015 Mar.16 UN confirms 24 dead in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam Mar.16 Cyclone Pam: Vanuatu 'needs food'   Vanuatu urgently needs food and relief supplies, officials said, days after Cyclone Pam caused massive damage across the Pacific nation Mar.15 Pam 'wiped out' Vanuatu development Map of Vanuatu Melanesia  Cyclone Pam has 'wiped out' development in Vanuatu, its president said, amid ongoing concern over residents of the Pacific nation's outlying islands Mar.15 Devastated Vanuatu starts to get aid Mar.14 Race to aid Vanuatu cyclone victims Map of Vanuatu Melanesia  Aid agencies are stepping up efforts to reach remote communities hit by Cyclone Pam which tore through the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu Mar.14 Vanuatu president calls for help after cyclone destruction   Baldwin Lonsdale has called for international help after Cyclone Pam ripped through the Pacific archipelago Mar.13   Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu Map of Vanuatu Melanesia
  The death toll from a category five tropical storm that has hit islands in the South Pacific could run into the dozens, the UN's relief agency says
Mar.12 Vanuatu urges people to take shelter as Category-5 Cyclone Pam nears 2014 Mar.13 Cyclone leaves 3 dead, 6 missing in Vanuatu 2010 Mar.16 Fiji damage 'overwhelming,' PM says  Fiji emerged from the shadow of Tropical Cyclone Tomas, with officials reporting one death and widespread damage to the South Pacific island... 2003 Jan.4 Pacific islanders survive fury of cyclone. Solomon Islands Jan.1 Cyclone Zoe wrecks islands  Solomon Islands: The first pictures out showed widespread destruction. Zoe battered the islands with winds 186 mph