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Tropical Cyclone Yasa
COVAX Announces additional deals to access promising COVID-19 vaccine candidates; plans global rollout starting Q1 2021
Australian NGOs Stand with Local Partners in Wake of TC Yasa
Hospitals swamped with malnutrition, disease in Ethiopian conflict zone as World Vision humanitarian response
FAO Annual Employee Recognition Awards go to 200 individuals and ten teams across UN agency
Desert Locust upsurge continues to threaten food security in Horn of Africa and Yemen despite intense efforts
‘School Turned Into Nightmare After Attack In Nigeria’
Australia appoints new ambassador to Iraq
Australia announces new ambassador to Lao PDR
Te Whare Toroa, a new home for No. 5 Squadron
Funding win for study of refugee settlement in regional Australia
WHO, IFRC sign memorandum of understanding on emergency medical teams
Statement from ‘civil society’ track of 3rd Global Infodemic Management Conference
Australia Needed on World Stage After Shocking UN Crisis Report
New Zealand supports democratic solution to Venezuela crisis
Australia must adopt Magnitsky-style laws targeting child rights abusers following bipartisan inquiry
FAO calls for anticipatory action in support of agriculture to give relief and hope to households in crises
Swinburnes Waterwise team wins global innovation challenge prize
Global equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines estimated to generate economic benefits of
New ACT State Emergency Service Chief Officer
FAO and partners advocate for inclusive food systems to combat rural poverty
World Vision appoints experienced humanitarian leader as new CEO
UNICEF and Microsoft launch improved, scalable technology to protect vulnerable children and women amid rise
FPDA Defence Ministers’ Joint Statement
Five Power Defence Arrangements Defence Ministers’ Joint Statement
Reducing corruption in construction could save lives and livelihoods
New Year border exception for seasonal workers in horticulture and wine industries
Postgrad awarded prestigious John Monash scholarship
Fiji and Australia advancing defence partnership
Shocking new data: Five children killed or maimed in Afghanistan every single day for past
COVID-19 pandemic forces half of Afghan families to send their children to work; half unable to access food
Children losing out in Australia’s aid budget; gets a B- for investing aid in children
New report: on average 25 children killed or injured in conflicts every day for past decade
On Data Protection and Privacy in COVID-19 Response
UNSW Sydney awarded more than $3.5m for ARC Linkage Projects
Indian Navy Grows its Boeing P-8I Fleet with Delivery of Ninth Patrol Aircraft
World Vision on ground responding to devastation caused by Hurricane Iota
Central America prepares for catastrophic impact of Hurricane IOTA
With audio grabs: need to build better and protect communities from increasing threat of disasters
MRI grants to seed exploration of transformative materials research
Need to build better and protect communities from increasing threat of disasters
Tim Costello welcomes Morrison government ‘stepping back up’ in South-East Asia
Storm Iota threatens millions of Central Americans already devastated by Hurricane Eta
Global Food Security Cluster turns 10: ending hunger is everyone’s job
Honoring America’s veterans
2020 Remembrance Day National Ceremony
$75,000 Grant Supports Efforts to Connect NT Residents to Newly Settled Migrants
UN food agencies warn of rising levels of acute hunger with potential risk of famine in four hotspots