#Pacific

  • Article: 'Easily Treatable' Cancers Kill Thousands in the Pacific Each Year

    'Easily Treatable' Cancers Kill Thousands in the Pacific Each Year

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 13, 2019

    Almost 10,000 Pacific islanders die every year from cancer due to a lack of treatment services. Read more

  • Article: Australia Steps Up and Pledges $19 Million to Support Health Care in the Pacific

    Australia Steps Up and Pledges $19 Million to Support Health Care in the Pacific

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 9, 2019

    The commitment includes $13 million toward combating tuberculosis in the region. Read more

  • Article: Over 70% of Children in the Pacific Experience 'Shocking’ Violence: Report

    Over 70% of Children in the Pacific Experience 'Shocking’ Violence: Report

    Aug. 1, 2019

    Close neighbor Australia has been urged to step up foreign aid funding to help curb the issue. Read more

  • Article: Huge Ocean ‘Dead Zones' Have Quadrupled in Size Since the 1950s

    Huge Ocean ‘Dead Zones' Have Quadrupled in Size Since the 1950s

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 5, 2018

    They’ve grown by an area roughly the size of the European Union. Read more

  • Article: This South Pacific Nation Is the First of Its Kind to Ban Plastic Bags and Bottles

    This South Pacific Nation Is the First of Its Kind to Ban Plastic Bags and Bottles

    By Marnie Cunningham|Aug. 2, 2017

    The PM of Vanuatu announced it the ban on Independence Day. Read more

  • Article: Everyone Poops and Everyone Needs a Toilet.

    Everyone Poops and Everyone Needs a Toilet.

    By Marnie Cunningham|Aug. 23, 2016|WaterAid

    Join us, take action and #Gofor6! Read more

  • Article: El Niño: Putting the most vulnerable at risk

    El Niño: Putting the most vulnerable at risk

    Dec. 11, 2015|World Vision

    Governments failed to take early action despite signs of an ongoing food crisis in Africa. Read more