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Disasters

Friday, April 22, 2016
Losalini Bolatagici SUVA (The Fiji Times/ Pacific Media Watch): About 3000 people from nine coastal villages on Ovalau in Lomaiviti will be relocated because of the devastation caused by severe...
Monday, April 11, 2016
Sally Pokiton RABAUL (Loop PNG/ Radio NZ International/Pacific Media Watch): The owner and managing director of Rabaul Shipping will stand trial at the Kokopo National Court this week -- four...
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
PORT MORESBY (ABC News/ PNG Loop/ Pacific Media Watch): Thousands of Papua New Guineans remain at risk of malnutrition and disease because of the lingering effects of drought. It is unclear how...
Monday, March 7, 2016
Dr Sushil K Sharma SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch):  The term "Hurricane Winston" can be used instead of Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston for brevity similar to the common...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Alex Wellerstein: ANALYSIS: Castle BRAVO, detonated on 1 March 1954, symbolises the grim realities of the thermonuclear age. This article reflects on the greatest single radiological disaster in US...
Friday, February 26, 2016
SUVA (The Fiji Times/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): As aid has started to flow to parts of Fiji left devastated by severe tropical cyclone Winston, the Fiji Times chief editor says that...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
SUVA (The Fiji Times/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): When help finally arrived on Koro Island and the media flew in to bear witness, the scenes were of total devastation. The sign...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Gradually it is sinking in with the people of Fiji how “powerful and ruthless” severe tropical cyclone Winston has really been with entire...
Monday, February 22, 2016
SUVA (Fiji Times/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji Times editor-in-chief Fred Wesley today praised the people of Fiji for their resilience and courage after severe tropical cyclone...
Sunday, February 21, 2016
SUVA (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Tropical cyclone Winston has left the Fiji Islands today, with the most powerful Pacific storm to ever hit the country leaving a trail of destruction...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Professor Crispin Maslog MANILA (SciDevNet/Pacific Media Watch): As 190 nations grapple with the world's future at the global climate summit in Paris, forest fires in Indonesia have been...
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Ryan Dagur JAKARTA (UCA News/Pacific Media Watch): While countries consider their climate change options for the future at COP21 in Paris, forest fires and the ensuing pollution have been growing...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
JAYAPURA (Jakarta Globe/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesia’s patchy aviation safety record has with Sunday's passenger plane crash in Papua province with 54 people aboard, the third major...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): A book detailing survivors' experiences of Cyclone Martin will be released next month. In 1997, Severe Tropical Cyclone Martin hit the northern...
Sunday, May 17, 2015
PORT VILA (Greenpeace Pacific/Pacific Media Watch): Greenpeace’s flagship vessel, the Rainbow Warrior, will help deliver relief to Vanuatu’s outlying islands, many of which are still...