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Rift between NZ Government and aid agency, South Sudan aid ‘infected with bribery’, new #AidToo reporting platform

Posted on 07 May 2019

+ 1 million species at risk, says new report

 

"Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned, as...
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Rwandan Genocide, Christchurch attacks, priorities in the Pacific, and partnerships

Posted on 09 April 2019

+ Rwandan Genocide: 25 Years On 

On 6th April 1994, the presidents of Rwanda and Burundi were both killed in a rocket attack on their airplane, while returning from peace negotiations in Dar...
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New Zealand NGOs respond to humanitarian crisis in Mozambique

Posted on 03 April 2019

New Zealand’s aid agencies are urgently responding to the Mozambique crisis, following the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai.PDF

Cyclone Idai made landfall during the night of 14th March in  Mozambique, before...
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Mozambique cyclone, refugee camps, latest from Venezuela, and helping Christchurch

Posted on 26 March 2019

+ Mozambique's Cyclone causes devastation 

Ten days ago, Cyclone Idai, one of the most devastating storms to hit Africa in decades, made landfall in Mozambique with sustained winds of 120 mph (195...
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Ethiopian Airline crash, safeguarding, humanitarian efforts in Venezuela, and World Bank must reject US candidate

Posted on 12 March 2019

+ Nearly a third killed in crash, aid workers

2 days ago Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 crashed six minutes after takeoff on its way to Nairobi, Kenya from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It crashed into a...
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Social enterprises, partnering with business and asylum seekers good for the economy

Posted on 24 July 2018

+ How much do our members love us?

+ CID opens the door to social enterprise

A huge CID welcome to our new member, The Ākina Foundation.  Ākina is well known to many...
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Nearly a million Syrians displaced in 2018 alone, Trump, Kim and the G7...

Posted on 12 June 2018

+ Nearly a million Syrians displaced in 2018 alone 
 Figures from the first 4 months of this year are the highest since war began in 2011, bringing the total number of internally displaced Syrians to 6.2...
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Floods and cyclones in Africa and Asia, Russian ships in PNG, and emojis for disasters

Posted on 22 May 2018

+ Breathe out in the Pacific, inhale sharply in parts of Africa and Asia...   

As the cyclone season comes to an end in the Pacific and communities start to rebuild, climate extremes...
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