Vanuatu is a tropical country consisting of many Pacific Islands that is located in Melanesia, part of Oceania. There are many tropical Rainforests and there is rich sea life round the coasts. There are many Volcanos in Vanuatu and most of the islands are volcanic. Earthquakes and tsunamis can cause serious damage.
Most of the roughly 225,000 inhabitants are subsistence farmers. The area is very traditional and women typically have lower status than men. Girls are less likely to get an Education than Boys.  Vanuatu is a parliamentary democracy.  Corruption and cronyism are widespread.