News - Kiribati

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Sep '16

28 Sep 2016

Kiribati

Kiribati leads by example on solar, slashes dependence on diesel fuel

The Pacific island nation of Kiribati, considered to be among the world’s most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, has installed solar on four government-owned facilities, as part of...

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12

Jul '16

12 Jul 2016

Kiribati

President greets Kiribati on its Independence Day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday greeted the government and people of the Central Pacific island republic Kiribati on their Independence Day. "Warm greetings and felicitations to the...

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14

Mar '16

14 Mar 2016

Kiribati

Pacific Islands Forum congratulates Kiribati's newly-elected president

SUVA, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Dame Meg Taylor, secretary general of the Pacific Islands Forum's secretariat has written to congratulate Kiribati's newly-elected President Taneti Maamau, the...

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17

Nov '15

17 Nov 2015

Kiribati

Sharing the culture of Kiribati

There will definitely be nothing tiny about the celebrations taking place at the Tauranga Art Gallery to recognise Kiribati Day today. A wide range of free family-friendly activities that aim to...

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11

Aug '15

11 Aug 2015

Kiribati

New vaccine to protect Kiribati children from deadly virus

Children in Kiribati are among the first countries located in the Pacific region to use the rotavirus vaccine to protect against a potentially deadly virus. There have been several diarrhea...

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21

Jul '15

21 Jul 2015

Kiribati

Army Nurse Helps Pacific Colleagues Hone Their Skills

Army nurse Captain (CAPT) Hayley Claridge, who grew up in Napier and now lives in Palmerston North, is spending much of the winter in warmer climes. CAPT Claridge is working in several Pacific...

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24

Jun '15

24 Jun 2015

Kiribati

Pacific Parliamentarians in NZ next week

Pacific Parliamentarians in NZ next week Parliamentarians from five Pacific nations and the head of the world’s second largest NGO will meet in Wellington on 29 June to consider how to better...

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11

Jun '15

11 Jun 2015

Kiribati

The Case For ‘Climate Refugees’

Recently, two very powerful and damaging storms have wreaked havoc in the Western Pacific: Cyclone Pam and Typhoon Maysak. These were two of the most intense storms to impact this region in the...

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11

Jun '15

11 Jun 2015

Kiribati

Low cost solar water disinfection campaign rolled out in Kiribati

A national campaign was launched in Kiribati last week to roll out solar water disinfection or SODIS to improve health and curb diarrheal diseases throughout the country. SODIS is a simple, low...

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20

Mar '15

20 Mar 2015

Kiribati

Kiribati may not be able to sustain cost of damage

Kiribati President Anote Tong fears his island nation will not be able to sustain costs from the damage inflicted by the storm generated by Tropical Cyclone Pam and the spring tides that occur in...

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19

Nov '14

19 Nov 2014

Kiribati

World Bank approves $3m in support for Kiribati

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$3 million for the Second Economic Support Development Policy Operation, which will support efficient public service delivery and...

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04

Nov '14

4 Nov 2014

Kiribati

‘My Mother’ doco about Kiribati climate change wins global special award

A special Connect4Climate prize has been awarded to Tinau – “My Mother”- from UK/Kiribati producer Victoria Burns, exploring the grave concerns of small island nations such her homeland...

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