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CID Weekly: To merge or not to merge? Worst year for aid fatalities, & more

Posted on 25 August 2020

+ To merge or not to merge - that is the question
 

Our UK sister organisation, Bond looks at the pros and cons of mergers for aid charities struggling during COVID.

"Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)...
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Human rights in the Pacific, Inequality, Racism in Aid, and more

Posted on 07 July 2020

+ Human Rights in the Pacific 

The Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI) has just released research on human rights in the Pacific.

Data is hard to measure in the region, which has been challenging for...
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Evolution of Pacific Localisation, NZ aid budget, COVID testing in Africa, and more.

Posted on 19 May 2020

+ Update on Modernising the Charities Act 2005

Department of International Affairs Te Tari Taiwhnua has provided an update on Modernising the Charities Act 2005.
 
COVID-19 has impacted the Department’s policy work programme,...
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A Pacific bubble, Human trafficking with closed borders, Press freedom, and more.

Posted on 12 May 2020

+ MFAT's pivot to COVID-19 and a new normal

Jonathan Kings, Deputy Secretary of the Pacific and Development Group, gives a personal account of how the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade responded in...
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Cyclone responses, Greener Pacific, Kindness, and more

Posted on 28 April 2020

+ Multiple responses and press freedom in Vanuatu & Fiji 

Vanuatu's newly-appointed Prime Minister, Bob Loughman, has established a Recovery Operations Centre within his office to coordinate recovery planning while dealing with multiple disasters, such...
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Pacific Humanitarian Pathway, Debt Relief, Development will change, and more.

Posted on 14 April 2020

+ Pacific Humanitarian Pathway - will it work?

Access and delivery of humanitarian aid have been restricted in the Pacific region during COVID-19. Regular humanitarian supply chains, such as those that would be...
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Covid-19 CID update April 8

Posted on 08 April 2020

For reading the latest CID newsletter, click here.News and ResourcesTC Harold (Solomons, Vanuatu & Fiji) 
The CID Humanitarian Network will be holding another daily meeting at 2:00pm this afternoon, with MFAT also attending....
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TC Harold, Pacific 'hierarchy of threats', COVID-19 and Climate Change, and more

Posted on 07 April 2020

+ Cat 5 Tropical Cyclone Harold (Solomon Islands & Vanuatu)

Tropical Cyclone Harold, is the first Category-5 storm to make landfall since Vanuatu declared a state of emergency on the 29th March (due to COVID-19). It is...
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Covid-19 CID update April 6

Posted on 06 April 2020

Resources and NewsCyclone Harold strengthened to a Category 5
Tropical Cyclone Harold strengthened to a Category 5 storm overnight and is currently located 70km west of Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu. It is...
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Covid-19 CID update April 3

Posted on 03 April 2020

Covid-19 Resources and NewsTe Puni Kōkiri (Ministry of Māori Development) Information sheets to help whānau stay safe during the Level 4 lockdown period in English and te reo Māori
A team...
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