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Villagers wait to receive food rations in a village on Tanna Island. The island was badly affected by Cyclone Pam and many people lost their homes and gardens and now rely on supplies from the government.<br />
Cyclone Pam, a tropical storm that hit the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on 13 March 2015, is considered one of the worst natural disasters to affect the country. Over 15 people died in the storm and winds up to 165 mph (270 km/h) caused widespread damage to houses and infrastructure.