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Highlands security crisis hampers PNG quake response

Published By   /  May 7, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disaster management, Disaster relief, Disasters, Earthquakes, Featured, Hela, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, Tribal fighting  /  Comments Off on Highlands security crisis hampers PNG quake response

By Johnny Blades of Radio NZ Pacific An ongoing security crisis in Papua New Guinea’s Hela province is preventing many earthquake-affected communities receiving relief. February’s magnitude 7.5 quake caused widespread devastation and about 150 deaths in Hela, Southern Highlands and Western provinces. Hela was the worst-affected but its long-running problem of tribal violence, which has […]

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Biggest quake since 1975 shakes Hawai’i, volcano spews lava

Published By   /  May 5, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Earthquakes, Environment, Featured, Hawai'i, Hawai'i Island, Kilauea volcano, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Tsunami, Volcanoes  /  Comments Off on Biggest quake since 1975 shakes Hawai’i, volcano spews lava

Lava spews to the surface and onto a road at Leilani Estates, Hawai’i Island. Image: Mick Kabera/HNN Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The 6.9-magnitude earthquake that shook the Big Island on Friday and was felt as far away as Oahu was the strongest tremor in Hawai’i in 43 years, reports Hawai’i News Now. The Friday quake […]

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Life after the PNG quakes and more really tough decisions ahead

Published By   /  March 27, 2018  /  Aid, Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Blogs, Civil Society, Disasters, Earthquakes, Environment, Featured, helicopters, Media, Medical aid, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Mougalu, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, scott waide, Western Province  /  Comments Off on Life after the PNG quakes and more really tough decisions ahead

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Life after the PNG quakes and more really tough decisions ahead SPECIAL REPORT: Anton Lutz in Mougulu profiles what life is like on the border of Western Province and Hela at the epicentre three weeks after Papua New Guinea’s earthquakes. This week a disaster relief […]

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PNG quake-hit communities plead for relief aid to ‘bypass’ government

Published By   /  March 16, 2018  /  ABC News, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, EMTV News, Environment, Featured, International aid, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, natural disaster, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Oil Search Limited, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Post-Courier, Press Release, Reports, The National, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on PNG quake-hit communities plead for relief aid to ‘bypass’ government

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: PNG quake-hit communities plead for relief aid to ‘bypass’ government As relief supplies continue to be delivered to earthquake affected communities, there is another looming disaster over water, reports EMTV News. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk People in earthquake-affected areas of Papua New Guinea’s Highlands have […]

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West Papuans launch quake appeal for survivors in PNG Highlands

Published By   /  March 15, 2018  /  Aid, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, Featured, Free West Papua Campaign, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, ULMWP, United Liberation Movement for West Papua, West Papua, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on West Papuans launch quake appeal for survivors in PNG Highlands

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: West Papuans launch quake appeal for survivors in PNG Highlands A 100 candles vigil was held in the Papuan capital city of Port Numbay (Jayapura) this week and people gathered to raise funds and donations following Papua New Guinea’s devastating earthquake. Video: Free West Papua […]

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Elite groups ‘contain’ nuclear food safety debate, says researcher

Published By   /  March 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, Food safety, Fukushima, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Language, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Nuclear health, Nuclear justice, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Research, Science-Technology  /  Comments Off on Elite groups ‘contain’ nuclear food safety debate, says researcher

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Elite groups ‘contain’ nuclear food safety debate, says researcher By Jean Bell in AucklandA loose collection of elite groups shape the global language and thinking around food safety in the nuclear era, says a researcher who has been studying the Fukushima disaster in Japan seven […]

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Australian doctors to be flown into PNG’s quake-stricken areas

Published By   /  March 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, Health, Health emergency, Hela, Highlands, Media, Medical aid, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Peter O'Neill, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Security, Southern Highlands, Western Highlands  /  Comments Off on Australian doctors to be flown into PNG’s quake-stricken areas

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Australian doctors to be flown into PNG’s quake-stricken areas Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says 20 helicopters have now been deployed on Papua New Guinea’s disaster relief operations. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Australian medical doctors will be at earthquake-affected areas soon to give […]

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Harsh response lessons abound in wake of PNG’s ‘invisible’ quake

Published By   /  March 12, 2018  /  Aid, Analysis, Arts, David Robie, disaster, Earthquakes, Editor's Picks, Hela, independent journalism, Lead, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, png, Press Release, scott waide, Southern Highlands, sylvester gawi  /  Comments Off on Harsh response lessons abound in wake of PNG’s ‘invisible’ quake

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Harsh response lessons abound in wake of PNG’s ‘invisible’ quake Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific.Timu village from the top showing the site where 11 people were buriedby landslips during the earthquake on26 February 2018. Four of thebodies have been recovered, seven are […]

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Harsh response lessons abound in wake of PNG’s quake devastation

Published By   /  March 11, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disaster management, Disaster relief, Disaster risk reduction, Disasters, Earthquakes, Editor's Picks, Environment, Featured, Hela, helicopters, Highlands, Human Rights, Indigenous, Kadovar, Manam, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, natural disasters, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Southern Highlands, Volcanoes  /  Comments Off on Harsh response lessons abound in wake of PNG’s quake devastation

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Harsh response lessons abound in wake of PNG’s quake devastation BRIEFING: By Sylvester Gawi in Tari, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea’s Highlands earthquake disaster has brought to light some of the many things that need to be considered in assisting those affected by disaster […]

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Challenges on the ground in PNG Highlands – what people really need

Published By   /  March 10, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, EMTV, EMTV News, Featured, Health, helicopters, Human Rights, Media, Medicine, Medicine shortage, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, natural disasters, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on Challenges on the ground in PNG Highlands – what people really need

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Challenges on the ground in PNG Highlands – what people really need By Scott Waide, EMTV journalist and blogger Survivors in Papua New Guinea’s earthquake in the Highlands face tough challenges. And so do the relief agencies and government authorities trying to deliver support to […]

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