Humanitarian situations and fragile communities are going to increase, and in the Pacific region, this will be compounded by population movements as the tentacles of climate change reach into the heart of personal and food security. As it is, root crops typically grown in smaller Pacific islands and atolls are being progressively damaged and already indicating the high cost of living as salinized water tables, pushed up by rising sea levels, propel people to imported food, inevitably changing nutrition and dietary habits. Continue reading
The report provides information on changes in legal grounds for abortion between 1996 and 2013. It also includes latest available information on government policies and programmes related to reproductive health. Continue reading
This overview looks at UNHCR’s efforts to improve the quality of its programmes in the following technical sectors: data and information management; shelter; education; public health; reproductive health and HIV; nutrition and food security; water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); information management; livelihoods; and the environment.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Pacific Sub-Regional Office (PSRO) on Wednesday affirmed its support towards the efforts of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Women and Poverty Alleviation to ensure communities and villages across the country are able to access reproductive health information, with a gift of a vehicle. Continue reading