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World + 12 more

Australia’s mine action activities 2012–2013

Summary This document summarises the achievements of mine action activities funded by Australia during the period 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013 through its bilateral and global mine action programs. ...

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Philippines + 1 more

Emergency aid given to conflict-affected Filipinos

Australia is providing up to $252,000 in humanitarian aid to civilians affected by fighting between Filipino soldiers and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) in southern Philippines. The aid...

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Philippines + 1 more

$1.8m boost in Australian aid for peace in Mindanao

Foreign Minister Bob Carr and Minister for International Development Melissa Parke today announced Australia has granted an additional $1.8 million to support peace in Mindanao, southern Philippines. ...

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Myanmar + 1 more

A shared vision for the aid program in Myanmar

Australia and Myanmar have reaffirmed their commitment to development cooperation, sharing their visions for a prosperous and stable Myanmar with an improved quality of life for all its people. ...

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Syria + 4 more

Australian assistance for Syria reaches $100 million

Released By: Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Melissa Parke, Minister for International Development Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator Bob Carr, and Minister for International...

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Viet Nam

Coping with climate change in the Mekong Delta

AusAID support for a multi-country Red Cross project team is helping vulnerable families in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region build resilience to climate change. The Australian, German and Vietnam Red...

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Tokelau

AusAID brings fresh water to Tokelau through PACC+

15 July, 2013 Families on the remote Pacific island of Tokelau continued to have enough fresh water in the past year after a prolonged period of drought in the region, thanks to AusAID support. The...

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Sri Lanka

Out-Of-School Children in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, 25 June 2013 – Sri Lanka has made tremendous progress in getting children into school. Due to a policy to universalize primary education over seventy years ago, 98 per cent of...

Myanmar + 1 more

Australian business supporting Myanmar’s development

Australia’s Agency for International Development (AusAID) and Asialink have hosted Australia’s first business engagement round table on Myanmar, held in Sydney on 19 June 2013. AusAID and Asialink,...

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World + 27 more

What is the evidence of the impact of initiatives to reduce risk and incidence of sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict zones and other humanitarian crises in lower- and middle-income countries?

New research commissioned by AusAID highlights the urgent need for increased action to prevent sexual violence during conflict and after crises. Hundreds of thousands of women are affected by sexual...

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Samoa + 2 more

Six months on since Cyclone Evan

Six months ago, Tropical Cyclone Evan devastated Fiji and Samoa. Heavy rain and winds of up to 270 kilometres per hour caused storm surges and waves up to four metres high. Thousands of people across...

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Myanmar

AusAID supports reform in Myanmar's mining sector

On 31 May 2013, a 17-person high level delegation from Myanmar completed its first mining study tour in Australia. The study tour, hosted by AusAID, took place following the AusAID Mining for...

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Syria + 2 more

Palestinian refugees in Syria

Foreign Minister Bob Carr today announced $4.6 million to help Palestinian refugees, including those affected by the conflict in Syria. Senator Carr announced Australian support during a meeting with...

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