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Japan and Thailand: Refugee Aid from Japan’s Contribution of 450,000 USD to Thailand for the Prevention of COVID-19

The Government of Japan’s contribution of 450,000 USD to Thailand in aid of preventing COVID-19 is welcomed by the UN Refugee Agency.  The UNHCR Representative of Thailand states that this contribution will “allow UNHCR to share information on hygiene measures … Continue reading

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How UNICEF Australia Is Providing Life-Saving Support to Children on the Front Lines of COVID-19

Australia: UNICEF Australia’s support has focussed on reducing transmission and mortality as a result of COVID-19 by equipping health workers in 52 countries with knowledge on infection prevention and control, supplying necessary equipment and ensuring communities have access to handwashing … Continue reading

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Newcrest in Papua New Guinea Aid Effort

Australia: Australia’s mining companyNEWCREST has put $600,000 towards a United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund initiative to get personal protective equipment to Papua New Guinea’s frontline health workers. Source: Australia Mining Monthly https://bit.ly/2BbECnE

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Food Banks Established in Fiji to Help Locals During COVID-19 and After Cyclone Harold.

Pacific:  A food bank initiative has been set up to help thousands of workers where 1 in 9 have lost their jobs becuase of the Covid-19 Pandemic and through cyclone Harold, funded by Australia, New Zealand and the United States. … Continue reading

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Victoria Latest State to Help Temporary Migrants Excluded from Federal Coronavirus Support

Australia: Victoria state are rolling out a $3 m support package for temporary migrants in Australia who face destitution and have been excluded from federal assistance. Visa holders, international students, asylum seekers and refugees are eligible for $250 and families … Continue reading

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