An Oxfam video marking the “Risk and resilence” report.
Report – By the PMC news desk
Oxfam New Zealand has called for radical changes to the way the country engages with the Pacific and to tackle the region’s vulnerability.
“Dealing with risk and strengthening resilience requires a rethink in government policies towards the Pacific,” says executive director Barry Coates.
“We need greater coherence in our policies and interventions including more capacity development as part of responding to disasters, building resilience to risk into the core of our aid programming, addressing inequalities and a lack of social protection, and recognising the Pacific’s vulnerability in our government policies on climate change, security and trade negotiations.” Read more »