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Month: August 2020

World Vision

Majority believe their governments should pay more to fight COVID-19 overseas – World Vision

 80% of people surveyed in major donor countries believe life won’t return to normal until COVID-19 is under control everywhere. 60% want their governments to increase foreign aid, to fight COVID-19 in other countries. Research from international aid agency, World Vision, shows 61% of people surveyed in six donor countries want their governments to invest …

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Beirut and Beyond: NZ Stories from Global Crises

Beirut and Beyond: NZ Stories from Global Crises webinar

On World Humanitarian Day (Wednesday 19th August 2020), we are bringing you stories from crisis situations around the world, where New Zealanders have been working and local communities have been mobilising to respond to disasters in Lebanon, Syria, Sudan, and Bangladesh.Each year, World Humanitarian Day is marked to pay tribute to aid workers who risk …

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New Zealand’s aid not going where it is needed most

Oxfam report says New Zealand’s aid not going where it is needed most

The New Zealand government’s aid in developing countries is not going to projects where it is needed most, says Oxfam, according to a new report published by agency today. Less than two percent of aid spending went to activities focused solely on climate adaptation, according to the latest data in the report, and almost half have …

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