When your country was Covid free for two years, but got hit by a Category 5 Cyclone

When the world pandemic started in March 2020, Vanuatu closed its borders. But we were Covid free. Two weeks after the pandemic started, Santo and other northern islands of Vanuatu have been hit by a Category 5 Cyclone, destroying and damaging many households and villages. The Covid pandemic was far from our minds as we were facing the huge losses. International help was difficult to get because of the Covid pandemic and it’s been a really hard time to face for the people of theses islands. Being hit by a Category 5 Cyclone was the most scary thing I faced in my life and made me feel very little and powerless. Read more