Pacific Islands

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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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What Covid-19 means for NZ INGOs, Humanitarian impact of Covid-19, Latest from the Pacific, and more.

Posted on 24 March 2020

+ Looking after yourself
 

Government 'source of truth' on COVID-19 response.
Got symptoms? Call your GP before you visit. Or call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.

+ Message for NGOs from MSD on 'essential services'

MSD have clarified  - for...
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Coronavirus xenophobia, Fijian women first responders, post-Brexit NGOs' life, and more

Posted on 04 February 2020

+ Coronavirus: The spread of the virus and xenophobia

World Health Organisation (WHO has developed a dashboard for Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) with the number of confirmed cases globally, which includes cases in China by...
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Coronavirus Epidemic, Blended Finance for the SDGs, ICJ on Myanmar,  and more

Posted on 28 January 2020

+ Coronavirus Epidemic

The number of coronavirus cases continues to climb in China as new information emerges over how to contain an outbreak that has now spread to at least a...
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Pacific predictions for 2020, UN's decision on climate refugees, funding the SDGs by 2030  and more.

Posted on 21 January 2020

+ Launch of CID Online Training & Resources

At the end of last year, CID researched, collected and curated online training and resources that can help strengthen organisational knowledge, policies and practices relating...
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Supporting the Samoa measles response

Posted on 19 December 2019

With over 5,300 measles cases reported, this represents nearly 3% of Samoa’s population. Over 75 lives have been lost. The generosity of New Zealanders during the response has been very...
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Bougainville referendum, Manaaki Update, UK elections, and more

Posted on 17 December 2019

+ Merry Christmas & Thank You from the CID team!

In what ever way you celebrate the upcoming holiday season, the CID team would like to take the opportunity to wish...
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CID Talk - Cash in the Pacific: Examples and Innovations for Humanitarian Action

Posted on 16 December 2019

Sandra Hart, Oxfam’s Pacific Cash & Livelihoods Lead, talks about her first-hand experience in delivering a cash-based programme to assist families displaced by the Ambae volcano in Vanuatu, in 2018, which represents the first...
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Measles crisis, UN guidelines on disability inclusion, Investment Impact, and more.

Posted on 03 December 2019

+ Latest on measles crisis
There are currently 3,728 measles cases in Samoa, including 198 in the past 24 hours. 53 patients diagnosed with measles have died. Since the nation-wide immunisation campaign...
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Press Release: Samoa Measles Epidemic – Cash the best way to support

Posted on 02 December 2019

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2 December 2019

“It has been heartening to see again, the generosity of the New Zealand public during a crisis, but it is key that support matches the immediate needs in...
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