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B. 2016-08-11 Pacific 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Vanuatu Vanuatu, Melanesia
C. 2016-06-08 Papua New Guinea moves to block more student protests Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
D. 2016-04-06 Strong quake strikes Vanuatu; no injuries or tsunami threat Sola, Vanuatu, Melanesia
2016-02-21 Cyclone Winston wreaks destruction in Fiji Viti Levu, Fiji
F. 2016-02-20 Cyclone Winston hits Fiji's main island Viti Levu Viti Levu, Fiji
G. 2015-10-20 Vanuatu shaken by magnitude-7.3 earthquake Vanuatu, Melanesia
7. 2015-07-17 7.5 quake in South Pacific triggers tsunami threat Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands
8. 2015-05-04 Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsunami possible Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
9. 2015-03-29 Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake Kokopo, Papua New Guinea

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2017
Disasters
2017 2017
Disasters
Australia agrees to pay A$70m to Manus Isla...
Earthquake
2017 2017
Earthquake
Weather Related
2017 2017
Weather Related
War & Army
2017 2017
War & Army
Tsunami
2017 2017
Tsunami
2016
Pacific 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes of...
Strong quake strikes Vanuatu; no injuries o...
Cyclone Winston wreaks destruction in Fiji
Climate talks: 'Save us' from global warmin...
Papua New Guinea moves to block more studen...
Pacific 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes of...
Strong quake strikes Vanuatu; no injuries o...
Cyclone Winston wreaks destruction in Fiji
Cyclone Winston hits Fiji's main island Vit...
War & Army
2016 2016
War & Army
Tsunami
2016 2016
Tsunami
2015
Vanuatu shaken by magnitude-7.3 earthquake
7.5 quake in South Pacific triggers tsunami...
Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsun...
Cyclone Pam: Vanuatu 'needs food'
Pam 'wiped out' Vanuatu development
Race to aid Vanuatu cyclone victims
Vanuatu president calls for help after cycl...
Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hi...
Devastated Vanuatu starts to get aid
Vanuatu president calls for help after cycl...
Asylum stand-off 'broken'
Vanuatu shaken by magnitude-7.3 earthquake
7.5 quake in South Pacific triggers tsunami...
Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsun...
Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific...
Cyclone Pam: Vanuatu 'needs food'
UN confirms 24 dead in Vanuatu after Cyclon...
Pam 'wiped out' Vanuatu development
Race to aid Vanuatu cyclone victims
Vanuatu president calls for help after cycl...
Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hi...
War & Army
2015 2015
War & Army
7.5 quake in South Pacific triggers tsunami...
Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsun...
Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific...
2014
Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea
Solomon Islands hit by another strong ear...
Tsunami warning follows strong quake near S...
One dead in PNG asylum camp violence
Solomon Islands hit by another strong ear...
Tsunami warning follows strong quake near S...
Weather Related
2014 2014
Weather Related
War & Army
2014 2014
War & Army
Tsunami warning follows strong quake near S...
2013
5 dead after powerful quake strikes in So...
Politics
2013 2013
Politics
5 dead after powerful quake strikes in So...
Weather Related
2013 2013
Weather Related
War & Army
2013 2013
War & Army
5 dead after powerful quake strikes in So...
2012
More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks
Fears grow for PNG ferry missing
Politics
2012 2012
Politics
Earthquake
2012 2012
Earthquake
Weather Related
2012 2012
Weather Related
'Mutiny' amid PNG power struggle
Tsunami
2012 2012
Tsunami
2011
7.3-magnitude quake strikes near Fiji
Politics
2011 2011
Politics
7.3-magnitude quake strikes near Fiji
Weather Related
2011 2011
Weather Related
War & Army
2011 2011
War & Army
Tsunami
2011 2011
Tsunami
2010
Boys found alive after 50 days at sea
Fiji damage 'overwhelming,' PM says
Politics
2010 2010
Politics
Tsunami warning after Pacific quake
Fiji damage 'overwhelming,' PM says
War & Army
2010 2010
War & Army
Tsunami warning after Pacific quake
2009
Tsunami warning in south Pacific
Coup leader restored as PM
Tsunami warning in south Pacific
Weather Related
2009 2009
Weather Related
War & Army
2009 2009
War & Army
Tsunami warning in south Pacific
2007
Quake prompts tsunami bulletin
Thousands homeless from tsunami
13 dead from tsunami
Earthquakes rock Pacific nations
UN urges better tsunami response
Quake prompts tsunami bulletin
13 dead from tsunami
Earthquakes rock Pacific nations
Weather Related
2007 2007
Weather Related
War & Army
2007 2007
War & Army
Quake prompts tsunami bulletin
13 dead from tsunami
2006
Disasters
2006 2006
Disasters
Deposed PM leaves capital
President 'dissolves parliament'
Earthquake
2006 2006
Earthquake
Weather Related
2006 2006
Weather Related
Military 'takes control of Fiji'
Army head sets coup deadline
Military stokes coup fears
Tsunami
2006 2006
Tsunami
2003
Pacific islanders survive fury of cyclone
Cyclone Zoe wrecks islands
Politics
2003 2003
Politics
Earthquake
2003 2003
Earthquake
Pacific islanders survive fury of cyclone
Cyclone Zoe wrecks islands
First troops arrive
Tsunami
2003 2003
Tsunami
2002
Disasters
2002 2002
Disasters
Politics
2002 2002
Politics
Earthquake
2002 2002
Earthquake
Weather Related
2002 2002
Weather Related
War & Army
2002 2002
War & Army
Tsunami
2002 2002
Tsunami
2001
Disasters
2001 2001
Disasters
Mir destroyed in fiery descent
Earthquake
2001 2001
Earthquake
Weather Related
2001 2001
Weather Related
War & Army
2001 2001
War & Army
Tsunami
2001 2001
Tsunami

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  Australia agrees to pay A$70m to Manus Island detainees  The Australian government and its contractors have offered compensation totalling A$70m to refugees detained in Papua New Guinea Pacific 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Vanuatu   A powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake has struck off the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu 535km (330 miles) southeast of Vanuatu island   Papua New Guinea moves to block more student protests   The University of Papua New Guinea has obtained an injunction to stop protests after people were hurt when a demonstration turned violent Strong quake strikes Vanuatu; no injuries or tsunami threat   Cyclone Winston wreaks destruction in Fiji Map of Viti Levu Fiji


June 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jun.13   Australia  


year 2016 Top ^

Nov.18  Morocco  Climate talks: 'Save us' from global warming, US urged
Aug.11   Melanesia  
Jun.8   Papua New Guinea  
Apr.6   Melanesia
Feb.21   Fiji  
  Authorities in Fiji are assessing the damage after the most powerful storm left at least five people dead
Feb.20   Fiji Cyclone Winston hits Fiji's main island Viti Levu

year 2015 Top ^

Oct.20   Melanesia Vanuatu shaken by magnitude-7.3 earthquake
Jul.17  Solomon Islands  7.5 quake in South Pacific triggers tsunami threat May.4   Papua New Guinea Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsunami possible Mar.29   Papua New Guinea Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake Mar.16  Melanesia  UN confirms 24 dead in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam   Melanesia   Cyclone Pam: Vanuatu 'needs food'   Vanuatu urgently needs food and relief supplies, officials said, days after Cyclone Pam caused massive damage across the Pacific nation Mar.15   Melanesia   Pam 'wiped out' Vanuatu development Map of Vanuatu Melanesia  Cyclone Pam has 'wiped out' development in Vanuatu, its president said, amid ongoing concern over residents of the Pacific nation's outlying islands   Melanesia Devastated Vanuatu starts to get aid Mar.14   Melanesia   Race to aid Vanuatu cyclone victims Map of Vanuatu Melanesia  Aid agencies are stepping up efforts to reach remote communities hit by Cyclone Pam which tore through the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu   Melanesia   Vanuatu president calls for help after cyclone destruction   Baldwin Lonsdale has called for international help after Cyclone Pam ripped through the Pacific archipelago Mar.13   Melanesia     Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu Map of Vanuatu Melanesia
  The death toll from a category five tropical storm that has hit islands in the South Pacific could run into the dozens, the UN's relief agency says
Mar.12   Melanesia Vanuatu urges people to take shelter as Category-5 Cyclone Pam nears Jan.19  Papua New Guinea  Asylum stand-off 'broken'

year 2014 Top ^

Aug.29   Papua New Guinea Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea
Apr.19   Papua New Guinea Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea Apr.13   Solomon Islands   Solomon Islands hit by another strong earthquake  The magnitude-7.7 quake struck at 11:36 p.m. local time Sunday, with an epicenter 328 kilometers (204 miles) southeast of Honiara Apr.12   Solomon Islands   Tsunami warning follows strong quake near Solomons  A tsunami warning has been issued for some Pacific islands following a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake near the Solomon Islands Apr.4   Solomon Islands Dozens missing in Solomon Islands flash floods Mar.13   Melanesia Cyclone leaves 3 dead, 6 missing in Vanuatu Feb.17   Papua New Guinea   One dead in PNG asylum camp violence   One asylum seeker has been killed and 77 injured during a second night of violence at Australia's immigration detention centre

year 2013 Top ^

Sep.10  Papua New Guinea  NZ, Australian hikers in PNG attack Apr.16  Papua New Guinea  Strong quake hits Papua New Guinea Apr.3  Papua New Guinea  Deadly bus crash in Papua New Guinea Feb.8  Solomon Islands  Another powerful quake strikes Solomon Islands region Feb.6   Solomon Islands   5 dead after powerful quake strikes in South Pacific
Map of Santa Cruz Islands Solomon Islands  An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands, triggering a tsunami that killed five people but didn't threaten the wider region Feb.5  Solomon Islands  Quake strikes off Solomon Islands Jan.22  Melanesia  Victoria Azarenka advances to Aussie semifinals

year 2012 Top ^

Dec.17  Fiji  Cyclone Evan leaves trail of destruction in Fiji Aug.12  Australia  Asylum panel recommends offshore processing Apr.2  Fiji  4 dead, hundreds displaced in floods Feb.5  Papua New Guinea  Shift to recovery mode in ferry sinking Feb.4  Papua New Guinea  Four bodies found after ferry sinking Feb.2   Papua New Guinea Fears grow for PNG ferry missing
  Papua New Guinea     More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks Map of Cape Fortification Papua New Guinea
  The Australian authorities have been helping Papua New Guinea with rescue efforts after the ship, the MV Rabaul Queen, sank off Cape Fortification
Jan.26  Papua New Guinea  Head of Papua New Guinea military freed Jan.25   Papua New Guinea 'Mutiny' amid PNG power struggle Jan.1  Fiji  Fiji leader lifting martial law

year 2011 Top ^

Oct.14  Papua New Guinea  Quake shakes Papua New Guinea Sep.15   Fiji 7.3-magnitude quake strikes near Fiji


year 2010 Top ^

Dec.25  Melanesia  Tsunami warning after strong quake Nov.25   Fiji   Boys found alive after 50 days at sea
  Samuel Perez and Filo Filo, both 15, and Edward Nasau, 14, rescued by a tuna ship near Fiji. 500 people were held a memorial service for them Oct.2  Fiji  Former Fiji prime minister Chaudhry held Aug.11  Melanesia  Powerful earthquake rattles Vanuatu Jul.18   Papua New Guinea Tsunami warning after Pacific quake
Jun.26  Solomon Islands  Earthquake strikes Solomon Islands May.27  Melanesia  Magnitude 7.2 quake strikes off Vanuatu Apr.17  Papua New Guinea  6.3-magnitude quake strikes Mar.16   Fiji   Fiji damage 'overwhelming,' PM says  Fiji emerged from the shadow of Tropical Cyclone Tomas, with officials reporting one death and widespread damage to the South Pacific island... Mar.14  Fiji  Tropical Cyclone Tomas slams Fiji Jan.5  Solomon Islands  Quakes hit islands for second straight day Jan.3  Solomon Islands  Two earthquakes hit Solomon Islands

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.7   Melanesia   Tsunami warning in south Pacific
Map of Vanuatu Melanesia  A warning has been issued for 11 nations in the south-west Pacific, including Papua New Guinea, after a 7.8 earthquake off Vanuatu Apr.10   Fiji Coup leader restored as PM

year 2007 Top ^

Sep.1   Solomon Islands Quake prompts tsunami bulletin
Aug.28  Papua New Guinea  AIDS patients 'buried alive' probe Aug.1  Melanesia  Quake strikes near Vanuatu Apr.9  Solomon Islands  Thousands homeless after tsunami Apr.8  Solomon Islands  Open-air births in post-tsunami Solomons Apr.6  Solomon Islands  Dysentery cases add urgency to aid Apr.4  UN  UN urges better tsunami response Apr.3   Solomon Islands   Officials: Not enough aid arriving  At least 28 people died in tsunami and quake. The first boatloads of international aid have reached survivors Apr.2   Solomon Islands   Thousands homeless from tsunami   Bodies floated out to sea and thousands of residents camped out overnight on a hillside above a devastated town Apr.1   Solomon Islands   13 dead from tsunami Map of Gizo Solomon Islands
  2 earthquakes and a tsunami hit the western part of the island-chain nation. 10 to 20 people were missing.    The quake measured 8.0. Some villages had been completely wiped out. The worst a...
Mar.25   Melanesia Two strong quakes shake Vanuatu Mar.24  Japan  Earthquakes rock Pacific nations

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.6  Fiji  Army warns against uprising Dec.5   Fiji Deposed PM leaves capital
Dec.4   Fiji   Military 'takes control of Fiji'
  The military commander of Fiji Cmdr Frank Bainimarama has announced he has taken over control of the country.    Bainimarama had assumed executive powers and dismissed Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase. Bainimarama had repeatedly expressing anger at the way the pr...
  Fiji President 'dissolves parliament'
Dec.3  Fiji  Army takes over police base Nov.30  Fiji  Fiji calm, but threat of coup still looms Nov.29   Fiji Army head sets coup deadline Nov.28   Fiji Military stokes coup fears Oct.31  Fiji  Fears grow over coup threat Aug.7  Melanesia  Strong quake hits near Vanuatu May.11   Fiji Ex-PM faces mutiny charge Apr.21  Solomon Islands  'Time bomb' jibe for PM Apr.7  Fiji  Quake off Fiji: No tsunami warning

year 2003 Top ^

Jul.23   Solomon Islands First troops arrive
Jan.4   Solomon Islands Pacific islanders survive fury of cyclone Jan.2   Solomon Islands Aid ship heads for Solomons Jan.1   Solomon Islands   Cyclone Zoe wrecks islands  The first pictures out showed widespread destruction. Zoe battered the islands with winds 186 mph

year 2002 Top ^

Feb.17   Fiji Speight received a life sentence


year 2001 Top ^

Mar.22   Fiji   Mir destroyed in fiery descent  After 15 years in space, station re-entered the atmosphere and plunged into the South Pacific