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[New post] Video: Tanna traditions triumph after Cyclone Pam

WordPress.com dailydigester posted: " During Cyclone Pam in March 2015, some traditional cyclone houses on Tanna proved to be much more resistant to the super cyclone’s destructive winds than many modern buildings. This video explains why traditional architecture is preferable as a cheap," Respond to this post by replying above this line New post on Vanuatu Daily Digest Video: Tanna traditions triumph after Cyclone Pam by dailydigester During Cyclone Pam in March 2015, some traditional cyclone houses on Tanna proved to be much more resistant to the super cyclone’s destructive winds than many modern buildings. This video explains why traditional architecture is preferable as a cheap, cyclone-resistant and sustainable form of housing. Cyclone Pam was a Category 5 cyclone, the highest rating on both the Saffir-Simpson and the Australian cyclone scales. Sustained winds were measured at over 270km/hour, and gusts were recorded at 320km/hour, but were possibly higher than this over Erromango and Tanna. Meteorologists are still debating whether Cyclone Pam is the first Category 6 cyclone ever recorded. Read more of this post dailydigester | January 13, 2016 at 9:16 am | Tags: cyclone pam, Erromango, Jacob Kapere, Tafea Cultural Centre, Tafea Cultural Centre and Merian Numake, Tanna, traditional architecture, traditional housing, University of NSW | Categories: Video | URL: http://wp.me/p2A4RK-Lp Comment    See all comments    Like Unsubscribe to no longer receive posts from Vanuatu Daily Digest. Change your email settings at Manage Subscriptions. Trouble clicking? Copy and paste this URL into your browser: http://ift.tt/1PVfkY0 Thanks for flying with WordPress.com

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