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Saturday, January 15, 2011
As if to ensure that problems continued into the new year 2011, Manam Island in Papua New Guinea's Madang province began a series of eruptions on Christmas Day and activities continued up until...
Thursday, January 13, 2011
PORT MORESBY: Papua New Guinea has  pledged 10 million kina ($A4 million) in support for flood-ravaged  Australia. PNG, which receives close to $457 million a year from Australia in...
Monday, December 13, 2010
With the end of the COP16 climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico, at the weekend, a Reliefweb correspondent in Suva reports on the issue from a disaster relief perspective. The September...
Sunday, November 14, 2010
Aigaletaulele’a F. Tauafiafi APIA: Contrasting views have emerged from two opposition MPs over the ongoing saga between Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi and New Zealand...
Thursday, November 4, 2010
Jonathan Marshall AUCKLAND: A stoush has broken out between TV presenter John Campbell and Samoa's prime minister, with lawyers hired and name-calling echoing across the Pacific. The Campbell Live...
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
AUCKLAND: It has been more than a week since the Samoan government released the Tsunami Report to the media, but the jury is still out on the breakdown of figures showing how the millions of...
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
TSUNAMI SPECIAL REPORT 3: Where 14 people died in one family alone, the village of Lalomanu felt the fullest force of last year’s tsunami. As they pause to remember their family members and...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 20:26
"The heartbreaking devastation of the latest floods in Fiji masks a deeper concern – that human activity may be making the situation a lot worse. "As the western tourist...
Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 16:39
FIJI needs all the support it can get after the devastating floods that have hit the western parts of the main island of Viti Levu. The country declared a state of emergency today as the death toll...
Friday, April 2, 2010 - 11:11
Earlier this year, Tongan MP and pro-democracy leader ‘Akilisi Pohiva made a drastic prediction about the nation’s worst tragedy since the 1918 flu epidemic.