Cyclone Pam: Before and after images of the destruction

On March 13 and 14, Cyclone Pam tore through the island nations of Vanuatu, Kiribati, Tuvalu and the Solomon Islands. These aerial photos reveal the devastating impacts of Vanuatu’s worst natural disaster in memory.

Cyclone Pam - Vanuatu

Satellite image of Port Vila, Vanuatu, before (top image taken on March 1st 2014) and after the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam on March 14th 2015 (bottom image). © DigitalGlobe

Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu

Satellite image of Port Vila, Vanuatu, before (top image taken on March 1st 2014) and after the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam on March 14th 2015 (bottom image). © DigitalGlobe

Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu

Satellite image of Port Vila, Vanuatu, before (top image taken on May 17th 2013) and after the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam on March 14th 2015 (bottom image). © DigitalGlobe

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