VANUATU, RISING FLOODWATERS
A round-the-world tour of countries facing climate change
An episode from the series EARTH ON EDGE
Made of 83 islands and 5 active volcanos, the Vanuatu archipelago regularly suffers from earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and cyclones.
On Ambryn island, which was partly devastated in 1913, a volcanologist checks on the craters while in Port-Vila, the economic and administrative capital, the Warning Center analyzes the data to anticipate potential threats.
Meanwhile, the inhabitants of a small village of the Torres islands, who are isolated and were hit by a tsunami in 1997, organized themselves.