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Preparedness key to weathering Cyclone Amos in Samoa

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 14:45

Torrential rain, severe winds and pounding sea swells are expected for Samoa as Tropical Cyclone Amos draws near and squares its shoulders for a Category 4 assault, but many communities in the island nation are as prepared as possible.

Caritas challenges students and youth to spend 24-hours in solidarity with those less fortunate

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 14:30

A multi-sport challenge, a dance party/rally and a hikoi are just a few of the events being run by Catholic schools and youth groups around the country today and tomorrow to launch the annual Caritas Challenge.

Innovative project to rebuild cyclone-safer houses in Fiji

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 14:30

As people in Fiji rebuild their communities and homes following the destruction caused by Cyclone Winston, an innovative Caritas recovery programme is aiming to ensure homes fare better in the face of increasingly violent storms.

Caritas invitation highlights opposition to Easter Sunday trading bill

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 10:45

An invitation to meet with Caritas on Easter Sunday and discuss the social justice agency's opposition to the Shop Hours Amendment Bill has been extended to members of the Commerce Select Committee.

Cyclone Winston devastation in Fiji: “worse than we could ever have imagined”

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 10:00

In Fiji, Cyclone Winston reached wind speeds of 325km/hour overnight on Saturday, 20 February.

Preparedness in Tonga key to weathering Cyclone Winston

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 08:45

Training and pre-positioned emergency supplies means that people on the Tongan island of Vava'u are more prepared as they face Cyclone Winston's damaging winds for a second time in just a few days.

Other media releases

Preparedness key to weathering Cyclone Amos in Samoa

Torrential rain, severe winds and pounding sea swells are expected for Samoa as Tropical Cyclone Amos draws near and squares its shoulders for a Category 4 assault, but many communities in the isla

Caritas challenges students and youth to spend 24-hours in solidarity with those less fortunate

A multi-sport challenge, a dance party/rally and a hikoi are just a few of the events being run by Catholic schools and youth groups around the country today and tomorrow to launch the annual Carit

Innovative project to rebuild cyclone-safer houses in Fiji

As people in Fiji rebuild their communities and homes following the destruction caused by Cyclone Winston, an innovative Caritas recovery programme is aiming to ensure homes fare better in the face

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