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Australia Pacific Security College - 5 May 2022

COVID-19 – the Pacific response: May 2022

Many Pacific countries are beginning to open their international borders, but the persistent presence of COVID-19 is complicating plans.

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Pacific Security Snapshot: 2 May 2022

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Australia Pacific Security College - 2 May 2022

Pacific Security Snapshot: 2 May 2022

Accurate as of 12pm AEST Wednesday 27th of April Welcome to the second edition of Security Snapshots; our summary of key security issues and events shaping the Pacific – and what lies ahead. This will be a short and snappy take on security across the Pacific region so you can stay informed of what’s happening in…

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Pacific Wayfinder: Tonga’s transnational disaster response

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Liam Taylor - 21 Apr 2022

Pacific Wayfinder: Tonga’s transnational disaster response

Voices from the Pacific Island region The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai eruption revealed the powerful yet vulnerable links between Tonga and its transnational communities, Liam Taylor writes. The eruption of the Hunga Tong-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in Tonga on 15 January triggered tsunamis reaching the Caribbean, sent atmospheric waves travelling around the globe several times, and shot…

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COVID-19 – the Pacific response: April 2022

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Australia Pacific Security College - 5 Apr 2022

COVID-19 – the Pacific response: April 2022

As the Pacific passes the two-year anniversary of COVID-19 in the region, the virus is continuing to have severe impacts on island nations.It has been 24 months since the pandemic began in the Pacific.

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Two years of COVID-19 in the Pacific: What’s happened, and what comes next?

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Maxim Wiggins - 18 Mar 2022

Two years of COVID-19 in the Pacific: What’s happened, and what comes next?

Two years on from the first COVID-19 case in the Pacific, the pandemic’s impact on the social, political and economic fabric of the region continues to resonate, Maxim Wiggins writes. On 11 March 2020, after a visit to Paris, Member for French Polynesia in the French National Assembly Maina Sage became the first known positive…

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Pacific Security Snapshot: 15 March 2022

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Australia Pacific Security College - 16 Mar 2022

Pacific Security Snapshot: 15 March 2022

Welcome to the first edition of our new summary of key security issues and events shaping the Pacific – and what lies ahead. This will be a short and snappy take on security across the Pacific region so you can stay informed of what’s happening in the Blue Pacific. It highlights a range of human…

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