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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 11:48
SEMINAR: EFLIDA BAUTISTA OF PEOPLE SEARCH PHILIPPINES Eflida will be addressing issues relating to disaster relief in the Philippines, in particular associating it with the misdirection of funds...
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...
Friday, May 1, 2015
Puffs, then billows, of dust rose from various parts of the city, within minutes shrouding the whole valley in a brown blanket. Kathmandu disappeared, writes Nepali Times editor Kunda Dixit.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Alice Clements PORT VILA (UNDP Pacific/Pacific Media Watch): Edward Bani understands sacrifice. He supports his family in Black Sand, one of Port Vila’s poorest communities, by working as a...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Media outlets in Vanuatu are getting their newsrooms up and running again after the devastation caused by tropical cyclone Pam earlier this month....
Monday, March 23, 2015
Sunia Foliaki PACIFIC SCOOP: The immediate focus following natural disasters such as Cyclone Pam, which has devastated Vanuatu, is almost always on the number of people affected and the numbers of...
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Len Garae PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): Carnival Australia is marshalling the resources of its Australian-based cruise ships to deliver desperately needed humanitarian aid to...
Friday, March 20, 2015
SUVA (Greenpeace Pacific/Pacific Media Watch): With Vanuatu devastated by Cyclone Pam, Greenpeace has urged the world to heed this "deadly wake-up call" on climate change. "The...
Friday, March 20, 2015
Felix Chaudhary SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch):  When severe tropical Cyclone Pam approached Fiji while devastating Vanuatu last weekend, the Fiji Meteorological Service opened its...
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Jonas Cullwick PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): Vanuatu Minister of Lands Ralph Regenvanu says more than 50 percent of those hit by super Cyclone Pam at the weekend are now...
Thursday, March 19, 2015
PORT VILA (Pacific Media Watch): The Vanuatu Daily Post will resume publishing after being forced to stop printing since last Friday when super Cyclone Pam raged through Vanuatu. The Daily Post...
Thursday, March 19, 2015
SUVA (Secretariat of the Pacific Community/Pacific Media Watch): The Pacific’s largest and most comprehensive information management resource on disaster risk management and national...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The vast gap between the relatively few of “us” safe on our sofas at home and the very large numbers of “them” out there in harm’s way is also what enables a reporter...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Gaelle Sevenier PORT VILA (Pacific Scoop/UNICEF/Pacific Media Watch): Narua Joe Kwane is the chief of what used to be a village before Cyclone Pam completely destroyed it on Saturday. About 200...