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Türkiye and Syria quake zones hit by flash flooding

Posted on 22 March 2023

A month after devastating earthquakes resulted in over 50,000 deaths, Türkiye and Syria have now been hit by severe flooding from torrential rains last week. 
 
Türkiye's South-East provinces of Adiyamin and Sanliurfa, some of…
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WHO and UNICEF establish cholera vaccination programme in Syria

Posted on 16 March 2023

It has been announced that 1.7 million cholera vaccines will be administered to individuals aged one year and older in Syria. WHO and UNICEF are working alongside the Syria Immunisation Group and…
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Afghanistan humanitarian crisis requires urgent and effective response

Posted on 15 March 2023

It has been revealed that over two thirds of Afghanistan’s population will require humanitarian assistance in 2023, with high levels of food insecurity, conflict and human rights violations threatening the…
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Samoan climate leader speaks at Commonwealth Service

Posted on 15 March 2023

Last week, Sulafi Brianna Fruean, a young Samoan climate advocate, was invited to speak at the annual Commonwealth Service in London. The conference is Britain’s largest inter-faith gathering each year, where…
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Global concerns around food and security

Posted on 15 March 2023

The 5th UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) held in Doha last week revealed the severe hunger and poverty crisis developing countries face.

The issue can be attributed to the…
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US seeks to dominate China in the Pacific with proposed budget increase

Posted on 15 March 2023

In President Biden's proposed federal budget released last week, over US 7.1 billion of funding was allocated for the Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau. Although the budget has not yet been approved,…
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Pacific nations support new International Treaty for the High Seas

Posted on 15 March 2023

Last week, Mark Brown, Pacific Islands Forum Chair and Prime Minister of the Cook Islands, made a statement endorsing the new UN high seas treaty. The treaty has been in…
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New report investigates the reality of spousal violence in Papua New Guinea

Posted on 09 March 2023

Research has revealed that Papua New Guinea (PNG) is among the top three countries in the world with the highest levels of lifetime intimate partner violence towards women. The report was…
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Cyclone Freddy causes crisis in Madagascar and Mozambique

Posted on 09 March 2023

Almost 400,000 people in Madagascar and Mozambique have been impacted by Cyclone Freddy which caused severe weather conditions and flooding in the nations over the last few weeks. 21 people…
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Fire in Cox Bazar causes widespread devastation

Posted on 09 March 2023

Last week, Cox Bazar, one of the world's largest refugee camps in Bangladesh, was hit by a huge and destructive fire.  

“In a matter of hours, thousands of bamboo and tarpaulin…
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