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Rush to vaccinate Vanuatu

Posted on 14 March 2022

Up until last week it had managed to keep the virus out of the country with strict border controls over the past two years. The head of the Vanuatu Red…
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Fires continue to sweep through Rohingya refugee camp

Posted on 14 March 2022

Another fire swept through a refugee camp housing Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh last week. A six-year-old boy was killed and approximately 2,000 people, including 1,000 children were left homeless, highlighting…
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The impact of Russia-Ukraine conflict on global food supplies

Posted on 14 March 2022

The war in Ukraine will continue to deliver several ‘shocks’ to the global supplies, and the cost of food, the Director of the world's biggest fertiliser companies, Yasa International has…
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Feedback for the UK-NZ Free Trade Agreement

Posted on 09 March 2022

The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee is seeking public submissions about the international treaty examination of the UK-NZ Free Trade Agreement.
 
Securing an agreement with the UK has been a…
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Tracking internally displaced people in Tonga

Posted on 07 March 2022

The eruption of the Hunga Tonga- Hunga Ha'apai volcano and tsunamis in Tonga on Jan.15 displaced many families from their homes and has seriously impacted the lives of all Tongans…
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Save the Children provide largest humanitarian cash transfer in Fiji’s history

Posted on 07 March 2022

The largest humanitarian crash transfer in Fiji’s history has been labelled a huge success, allowing entire communities to maintain their dignity through the devastating impacts of COVID-19. Of the families…
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The Pacific must lead climate action

Posted on 07 March 2022

Ms ‘Ofa Ma’asi-Kaisamy, Manager of the Pacific Climate Change Centre (PCCC) stated at the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Programme (SPREP) in Apia, Samoa, that the recent IPCC report is…
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I stand with her

Posted on 07 March 2022

This year’s International Women's Day is in recognition and celebration of the women and girls who are leading the charge on climate change adaptation and response.
 
We want to highlight and…
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New climate change report on ‘irreversible’ impacts of global warming

Posted on 07 March 2022

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its Sixth Assessment Report assessing the impacts of climate change, looking at ecosystems, biodiversity, and human communities at global and regional levels.

Many…
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Challenges providing humanitarian support to Ukraine

Posted on 07 March 2022

Humanitarian organisations are struggling to get relief items into Ukraine through normal channels. With over 1.5million Ukrainians having already crossed the border, the most recent attempt to support humanitarian corridors…
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