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Trouble in paradise?

February 9, 2010

It feels like a rogue forecast of a cyclone headed for New Zealand. The global financial storm was headed our way, but now it seems there’s optimism, or perhaps complacency, in the air. As usual the damage has been more severe for those on low incomes and the vulnerable, particularly children. But what about our region – the Pacific? A new report by Oxfam reveals that the storm hit our Pacific neighbours harder and for longer. But there is little hard data on how the crisis is affecting people who are vulnerable. The stories we are hearing give real cause for concern.

World Food Day report highlights regional crisis

October 16, 2008

Food insecurity in the East Asia and Pacific Region is fast becoming a chronic problem, with a report released today showing that people in parts of East Timor are now facing up to five months a year without enough food to eat, according to international aid agency Oxfam.

New report: Millions in Asia and Pacific facing the brunt of climate change

November 19, 2007

Global warming is set to reverse decades of social and economic progress across Asia and the Pacific, home to more than four billion people or 60 percent of the world’s population, according to a new multi-agency report published today called Up in Smoke: Asia and the Pacific.

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Saving the tava'e

September 1, 2014

Rachael Le Mesurier, Oxfam New Zealand's Executive Director, is at the UN conference on Small Island Developing States in Apia, and here provides an overview of the climate, sea level and other issues that are going to be on the agenda.

Improvement in global hunger – but a long way to go

October 12, 2012

We believe it is a scandal that almost 870 million people are hungry in a world that produces enough for everyone to eat.

Give the Good Life to families in East Timor, PNG and Indonesia

November 8, 2011

Gift of the week: Give the Good Life to families in East Timor, PNG and IndonesiaDo you know someone who grows their own veggies? Someone who's happiest when they're elbow deep in compost? This is the gift for them.

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January 12, 2008

September 6, 2007