Posts Tagged ‘Hurricanes’

Typhoon Hagupit – preparedness has reduced casualties

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Despite 220kph winds and heavy rains lashing the Philippines since Typhoon Hagupit made landfall on Saturday. Casualties from the storm have been minimal however, there has already been significant damage left in the wake of the typhoon, with 80 per cent of homes destroyed in some areas. Donations to assist with the humanitarian response and Read more

Hurricanes hit Vanuatu campaigning against domestic violence

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Members of New Zealand’s Hurricanes rugby union team will visit Vanuatu to spread a message against domestic violence. Professional Development Manager for the Hurricanes, Steve Symonds says the program will help support local law enforcement and challenge the resilience of the players themselves. Listen to interview