The procurement of new ambulances will support efforts to address the unprecedented pressure the latest COVID-19 surge has placed on Papua New Guinea’s health system.
In this second episode of Climate Islands podcast, the Building Resilience to Climate Change (BRCC) team travel to the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB) and Milne Bay provinces to assess islands vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. BRCC team leader, John Poulsen discusses the journey here.
“OUR island is smaller now than it was before. The soil isn’t fertile like it used to be, we can’t grow anything here,” remembers Sipora Nargara. Life on Aromot Island was good, it isn’t the same today.
‘Bai Yumi Go We’ (Where Do We Go?) - a short film by UNDP Papua New Guinea that highlights the real impacts of climate change for displaced communities in the remote islands of Bougainville, and Morobe and Milne Bay Provinces of Papua New Guinea.
We are pleased to share our September 2021 newsletter edition.
The Sustainable Financing of PNG’s Protected Area Network project has produced an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Management Plan to guide its implementation with communities at project sites.
‘Bai Yumi Go We Nau?’ (Where do we go now?) is a song that captures the essence of the very real impact of Climate Change, and rising sea levels, on vulnerable island communities in Papua New Guinea. Video footage was also filmed at Aromot Island, in the Tewai-Siassi District of Morobe Province.

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60%

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12 %

wage employment rate

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gross national income (GNI) per capita

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