Monthly Archives: March 2015
Rebuild teams and reassurances
Yesterday, Marine Reach in Vanuatu had the special treat of a visit from regional director Captain Jesse Misa. As part of the visit, we made sure that he visited the rest of our YWAM family to see what’s been going … Continue reading
There has been lots happening since we drove around the island 6 days ago, far too much to cover in one post. The great news is the major donors have started to get aid to where people are hurting, and … Continue reading
Where is the aid??
Yesterday (Friday), we went off for a drive around the island. We have a few friends up north that we wanted to check on. We were saddened and shocked with what we found. See pictures here. Along the eastern, northern … Continue reading
We’re making plans to ensure that your visit to Vanuatu is productive for all of us. Today (Friday) we’re receiving the first of hundreds of personal water filtration units that Justice Water have been helping us get hold of. We are … Continue reading
Teams on the way
It’s been an amazing thing processing the outpouring of support we’re getting from around the world. Within the coming 7 days, we are expecting the arrival of: -Justice Water and a starting gift of 100 water filters -YWAM Battambang (Cambodia) … Continue reading
What Are the Greatest Needs?
I’ve had this question by email, phone and text message many times in the last 4 days. The challenge has been that communication networks have been badly damaged, making our ability to get up to date information very limited. Today … Continue reading
Water Filtration Needs
Cyclone Pam destroyed and damaged roof structures all over the country, leaving many without a source of safe drinking water. In the last 24 hours, our friends at Justice Water have stepped up after hearing about this need. As I … Continue reading
Power Back On!
March 17 update: We’ve got the power! At 2pm Tuesday 17 March, main electricity supply was restored to Grace House, YWAM Vanuatu’s national communications centre. We were so pleased to say good bye to the noisy generator which has been … Continue reading
How Can YOU Help??
Pray. Many have lost homes, possessions, gardens, and drinking water. Pray for them that their immediate and ongoing needs will be met. Pray that the Lord’s peace will comfort them as they respond to significant changes in their daily lives. … Continue reading
YWAM Vanuatu: Update #2, March 16
YWAM Vanuatu Disaster Relief Information In the wake of Cyclone Pam, I am the coordinator for YWAM’s relief response. All YWAMers in Vanuatu are safe and accounted for. Marine Reach’s accommodation centre in Port Vila was mercifully undamaged (although a few of … Continue reading