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The Struggle for Aid Access in Sudan Due to Visa Gridlock

Posted on 10 May 2024

In the face of a looming humanitarian crisis in Sudan, international aid organisations are grappling with bureaucratic hurdles that impede their ability to deliver much-needed assistance. Despite the urgent need…
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NZ Government announces $5 million in funding for Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank

Posted on 20 October 2023

On Tuesday, the New Zealand Government announced they would be providing $5 million to support and address urgent humanitarian needs in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank. Half of the funding will…
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International humanitarian response needed to protect civilian populations in Israel and Gaza

Posted on 13 October 2023

The Council for International Development (CID) Aotearoa New Zealand, the peak body for the New Zealand international aid and humanitarian sector, is deeply concerned by recent developments in Israel and Gaza.

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Critical Türkiye-Syria border crossing to remain open

Posted on 10 August 2023

Six months after the catastrophic Türkiye-Syria earthquake, the UN have announced the main border crossing into Syria will open, and remain so, for the next six months.  

A statement released on August…
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Political parties share views on aid, trade and foreign affairs at Pre-Election Debate

Posted on 09 August 2023

Representatives from NZ political parties debated New Zealand’s role on the global stage at last week’s Pre-Election Debate “Navigating Global Uncertainty: Aid, Trade and Foreign Affairs”, co-hosted by the Council…
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Grand Bargain deal reassessed to improve humanitarian aid

Posted on 29 June 2023

Last week, humanitarian actors from across the globe convened in Geneva to - among other things - discuss the Grand Bargain deal. The Grand Bargain was launched and signed in 2016, and is…
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Food aid suspended to Ethiopia's Tigray region

Posted on 11 May 2023

The World Food Programme and USAID have both “until further notice” suspended their food aid deliveries in the Northern Ethiopia region of Tigray. This comes after it was revealed there had…
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Record-high foreign aid masks the shift away from those in need

Posted on 19 April 2023

According to the newly released 2022 ODA by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), foreign aid from official donors hit a record high of USD 204 billion last year.

However, a…
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China's reduced aid in Pacific

Posted on 15 February 2023

Findings by the Lowy Institute Pacific Aid Map have revealed China’s engagement with the region has been declining for the past six years. It reached its lowest point during Covid19,…
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G7 relaunches funding programme for developing countries under new name

Posted on 05 July 2022

The G7 has been forced to relaunch its vehicle to provide infrastructure funds to poor and developing countries only a year after a largely similar scheme was unveiled at the…
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