Aerial photos of the capital of Vanuatu struck by Cyclone Pam show the shocking scale of devastation.
Pictures taken of Port Vila in Vanuatu after the storms that lashed the South Pacific island nation were taken by satellite photographers DigitalGlobe as part of its Tomnod campaign to assist recovery efforts by mapping storm damage from above.
With 70 per cent of the region's population displaced, the Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal for $3.8 million to help the survivors of the cyclone.
Oxfam Australia estimates that 90 per cent of the housing in Port Vila has been destroyed.
An RAF plane carrying aid for people displaced after Cyclone Pam has arrived in Vanuatu after government pledges £2 million to help victims
Residents of an island that was directly in the path of Cyclone Pam are having to drink rainwater as they wait for aid supplies to arrive.
Aid agency Save the Children has said that up to 75,000 children in cyclone devastated Vanuatu could be in desperate need of food.