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RNZAF Hercules Transports PPE, Medical Supplies In Papua New Guinea
Scoop - 11/30/2021 2:09:00 AM
The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has deployed a Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft and personnel to transport PPE and medical supplies to provinces in Papua New Guinea. The stores were being held in warehouses in Port Moresby but getting the supplies from the capital to provincial areas has been a major challenge for local authorities.

Papua New Guinea will only have one-third of its population vaccinated by 2026
News.com.au - 11/22/2021 1:01:00 AM
New data released by The Lowy Institute has predicted only a third of Papua New Guinea's adult population will be fully vaccinated by 2026 as the island nation battles to stay ahead of the pandemic.

Australia is getting a new neighbour! The island of Bougainville is gaining its independence from Papua New Guinea - but you might not want to book a holiday there just yet
Daily Mail - 11/25/2021 6:23:00 AM
Australia is on the verge of getting a new Pacific neighbour, but experts advise caution if you're planning an island holiday there.

Restoring health and dignity of gender-based violence survivors in Papua New Guinea
ReliefWeb - 11/25/2021 1:56:00 AM
English News and Press Release on Papua New Guinea about Health and Protection and Human Rights; published on 25 Nov 2021 by UNFPA

“It’s going to get bumpy!” – Papua New Guinea sparked final day panic at Cop26
climatechangenews.com - 11/18/2021 5:32:00 PM
The rainforest nation was threatening to block a deal in Glasgow over the status of Redd+ forestry projects in a UN carbon market

Significant magnitude 5.1 earthquake 97 km west of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
earthquakes - 11/27/2021 2:01:00 AM
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred early afternoon on Saturday, November 27th, 2021, at 2:45 pm local time near Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, as reported by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ).

Papua New Guinea COVID-19 Social Media Tracker
Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 11/25/2021 4:51:00 PM
This analysis presents findings from tracking of COVID-19 conversations in Papua New Guinea on Facebook from May to September 2021.

Significant 5.2 quake hits near Port Moresby, National Capital, Papua New Guinea
earthquakes - 11/27/2021 6:52:00 PM
An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred early morning on Sunday, November 28th, 2021, at 6:36 am local time near Port Moresby, National Capital, Papua New Guinea, as reported by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ).

5.4-magnitude quake hits 91 km SE of Panguna, Papua New Guinea: USGS
China - 11/27/2021 7:25:00 PM
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 jolted 91 km southeast of Panguna, Papua New Guinea at 18:48:09 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 67.86 km, was initially determined to be at 7.

Report on Kadovar (Papua New Guinea) — September 2021
ReliefWeb - 11/23/2021 7:01:00 AM
Intermittent ash plumes and thermal anomalies during January-August 2021 Global Volcanism Program, 2021. Report on Kadovar (Papua New Guinea) (Bennis, K.L., and Venzke, E., eds.). Bulletin of the Global Volcanism Network,