Vanuatu slams lack of aid coordination, says food running out

March 19, 2015 12:53 AM

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Vanuatu's government has hit out at aid groups swarming into the cyclone-ravaged Pacific nation over a lack of coordination which it said cost precious time getting help to those in need.

The scathing comments came as Agriculture Minister David Tosul warned that the struggling subsistence-based country would run out of food in less than a week, pleading for rice, biscuits, seeds, tinned protein and cash to help ship them in.

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