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New Zealand charities call to raise the refugee quota

23 August 2021 Aid charities are calling for New Zealand to play its part, and increase the refugee quota by 1000 immediately to take in those Afghans and their families running for their lives. “We...

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Mozambique

New Zealand NGOs respond to humanitarian crisis in Mozambique

New Zealand’s aid agencies are urgently responding to the Mozambique crisis, following the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai. Cyclone Idai made landfall during the night of 14th March in Mozambique,...

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World

Disaster and climate risks aren't separate

Governments must integrate work across frameworks if global policy won’t, say Zenaida Delica-Willison and JC Gaillard. Disasters are a serious challenge everywhere. All communities need resilient and...

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Syria + 4 more

Syria three years on: we must do more

For Syrians, this Saturday marks three years of conflict. Three years in which 9 million people have become displaced, 2.5 million have become refugees and over 100,000 Syrians have been killed. The...

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Philippines

10 tips for NGOs responding to Philippine typhoon

Written by Alex Jacobs The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was one of the worst natural disasters in human history — and also a tragedy where the international aid community could have done much better. A...

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Lebanon + 1 more

Caritas pledges $100,000 to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Posted by CID sourced from Scoop As the war in Syria deepens and people continue to flee across borders, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has pledged NZ$100,000 towards supporting refugees in Lebanon...

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Kenya + 4 more

New Zealand responds to Horn of Africa drought

In 2011 the worst drought for 60 years across the Horn of Africa destroyed crops and left people and livestock dead. Across Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia and Djibouti, millions of people needed immediate...

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New Zealand + 1 more

Working together for effective aid and development

9 March 2012 -- The Council for International Development has released a comprehensive ‘Brief to the incoming Government’ which details 28 specific actions it is urging the Government to act on in...

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Sri Lanka

Media and humanitarian access to Sri Lanka crucial says CID

International access to conflict zones and government-controlled refugee camps in Sri Lanka is urgent and essential says Council for International Development (CID) executive director David...

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Sudan

Sudanese government makes disastrous situation even worse

The expulsion of international NGOs from the Darfur region of Sudan will leave hundreds of thousands of people without essential services and raise the risk of further atrocities says Council for...

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Myanmar

Burmese government must get out of the way of relief efforts

"While immediate humanitarian assistance to the people Burma is the first priority, the impact of the cyclone shows that sustainable development and poverty alleviation is dependent on institutional...

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Solomon Islands

NGOs respond to Solomon Islands tsunami

Reports coming in from the Solomon Islands indicate that emergency supplies in the country are insufficient to meet the immediate needs of the people following yesterday's massive earthquake and...

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