Listen: Sunshine Coast local musician, teacher and longtime missionary to Vanuatu Andy Chapman speaks with Steve D
By Natalie BennettWednesday 15 Mar 2023MusicReading Time: 1 minute
Tropical cyclones JUDY and KEVIN (both of Cat4 intensity) made landfall over Vanuatu on the 1st and 3rd March, with the Government of Vanuatu reporting that 251,346 people have been affected by the cyclones (about 80% of the total population).
Reports indicate there are currently 5,156 people (947 households) registered in Evacuation Centers in Shefa and Tafea. 28 of Vanuatu’s 288 schools reporting damage and require construction of temporary learning spaces, with a further 16 schools are being used as evacuations centres.
In the face of such a large-scale natural disaster Sunshine Coast local musician, teacher and longtime missionary to Vanuatu Andy Chapman has partnered with The Crafters Heart Nambour to host a fundraising concert this weekend!
Salt 106.5 Steve D had a chat with Andy about the event. Listen to the full conversation in the player above.
The Vanuatu Cyclone Relief Concert is taking place at The Crafters Heart 44 Price Street Nambour.
Sunday 19 March, from 3:30pm