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Disasters

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...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Dr Dale Dominey-Howes ANALYSIS: No matter which region of the Earth we look at, we see the same 60–80 percent of all disasters as being climate disasters. This means that governments, national...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
PORT VILA (SBS/Pacific Media Watch): Twenty-four people have been confirmed dead days after a massive tropical cyclone lashed the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. "There are 24 confirmed...
Monday, March 16, 2015
PORT VILA (SBS/Pacific Media Watch): Relief supplies have begun arriving in cyclone-devastated Vanuatu as the Pacific nation declared a partial state of emergency amid reports that entire villages...
Saturday, March 14, 2015
PORT VILA (Secretariat of the Pacific Community/Radio New Zealand International/Pacific Media Watch): The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) was today on standby to provide technical...
Friday, March 13, 2015
Pacific Scoop/Pacific Media Centre: As three tropical storms and cyclones raged across the Pacific today, aid agencies have been bracing for what could become an unprecedented relief response.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
TARAWA, Kiribati (Secretariat of the Pacific Community/Pacific Media Watch): Thirteen people from Kiribati’s Broadcasting and Publication Authority, Kiribati Red Cross Society, the Office of...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Dr Tarcisius Tara Kabutaulaka ANALYSIS: The economic impacts of the flood disaster in the Solomon Islands will soon be felt in the country’s coffers, and the social and psychological effects...
Sunday, April 6, 2014
HONIARA (Solomon Star News / Pacific Media Watch /  Radio NZ International / Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation / Pacific Scoop): Storm repair operations are underway in the Solomon...
Thursday, February 7, 2013
HONIARA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): At least nine people are dead and three others injured following an earthquake and tsunami that struck the Solomon Islands yesterday...
Monday, May 28, 2012
TONGA (Matangi Tonga/Pacific Media Watch): A group of Pacific journalists, including Tonga's Telesia Adams, has toured tsunami hit areas in Iwaki city, Japan, that was devastated by the...
Monday, April 2, 2012
David Robie NADI (Pacific Scoop/Pacific Media Watch): "Never a dull moment – we make waiting fun,” says a Vodafone billboard promoting its latest products in Fiji’s...
Saturday, February 4, 2012
TVNZ Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver OPINION: AUCKLAND (Television New Zealand / Pacific Media Watch): When the Princess Ashika ferry went down in August 2009 the men - who were on the deck -...
Friday, February 3, 2012
Ellen  Tiamu PORT MORESBY (The National / Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): Papua New Guinean officials have confirmed that 238 passengers have been rescued from waters off the coast of...