As the region remains distracted by the enormity of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Niue has pressed ahead and this week formalised the creation of an enormous marine reserve.
Fiji stresses ambition as “more urgent than ever” in light of covid-19 crisis and impact of TC HaroldThursday April 30, 2020
As Pacific Small Island Developing States cope with both the aftermath of severe Cyclone Harold and the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic, Fiji has led a global push for greater multilateral solidarity and support to brace vulnerable countries for devastating public health and economic impacts.
Two political parties in Samoa have called on the Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi to delay passing controversial bills, RNZ reports.
Pacific nations and territories are caught in a balancing act between public health and easing out of lockdown restrictions, according to WHO.
VANUATU – Vanuatu health authorities have another challenge to deal with after a local outbreak of malaria in the northern province of Torba following Tropical Cyclone Harold.
PACIFIC– Thousands of children in the Pacific are in danger of missing out on routine vaccines because immunisation services have been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.