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Vanuatu: hundreds flee erupting volcano

The most vulnerable have been evacuated
Hundreds of residents from Vanuatu's Ambae island in the South Pacific have been taken out of harm's way, after the volcano named Manaro Voui  began spewing ash in a "moderate eruption" over the weekend. Tony Wilson, the editor of the Vanuatu Independent, spoke to BBC Newsday.

(Photo: The Manaro Voui volcano on Vanuatu's Ambae island, where the volcano is threatening a major eruption; and elderly man being evacuated from the island. Credit: Dan McGarry/AFP/Getty Images)