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12 05, 2020

Cyclone Harold and Covid-19: Disaster and inequality in the Pacific

2020-05-12T12:44:00+12:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Large Ocean States, Pacific Resilience, Pasifika Rising News, Resources|Tags: , , , |

Opinion Feature The arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic to our Pacific shores once again brought to light the weakness of public health systems in our region. The reality is that our health systems are not ready for this crisis. Amid the challenge of understanding and mitigating the spread of this global pandemic,

11 05, 2020

‘AT THE CROSSROAD’ – Katehana’s search for shelter in clash of Climate Change Effects and COVID-19

2020-05-12T12:44:19+12:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Large Ocean States, Large Ocean States, Pacific Resilience, Pasifika Rising News, Resources|Tags: , , , |

Opinion Feature Our team arrived at the riverbank just below Katehana village. It took us about half an hour bumpy drive through a red muddy terrain. The clear afternoon had quickly turned dull. The sky was already grey and droplets of rain beckoned us to turn around. Darker clouds loomed further up

17 04, 2020

A global moment of reckoning: When Covid-19 met Climate Change in the Pacific

2020-04-20T11:26:07+12:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Large Ocean States, Pacific Civil Society, Resources|Tags: , , |

In the midst of economic shocks and border closures caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Pacific region has yet again been ravaged by a Category 5 cyclone that left a trail of destruction across four Pacific island countries in a span of 4 days. The economic toll from Cyclone Harold and the response to

13 03, 2020

Making climate finance work for women

2020-03-13T14:24:14+12:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Large Ocean States, Pacific Civil Society, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Pacific region is poised to receive substantial flows of ‘climate finance’ thanks to the increasing commitments made by bilateral and multilateral agencies after two decades of moral pressure at the global level. On a per capita basis, the Pacific region is considered to be one of the highest recipients of climate finance. However,

27 09, 2019

Planning and navigating social change

2019-09-27T10:53:07+12:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Pacific Civil Society, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

This guidebook is designed to assist those working to bring about social change by providing tools and processes that prioritise the complex interpersonal relationships that exist between Pacific Islanders, and which permeate Pacific institutions of all kinds, at all levels. Social change initiatives must understand, work with and respond to the intricate and