AusAID Insight: 13 April 2012
Australia provides urgent humanitarian assistance in Syria
The Foreign Minister has announced an additional $5 million in humanitarian assistance in Syria after a meeting this week with the UN Secretary-General.
More about urgent humanitarian assistance in Syria
Australia continues to assist in Fiji flood crisis
Australia is continuing to monitor the flood situation in Fiji and has provided humanitarian assistance of up to $1 million for the worst-affected areas.
More about Australia's flood assistance to Fiji
Six more countries 'transparent' on AusAID website
AusAID’s Transparency Charter has reached a major milestone with the release of six updated country web pages that provide detailed information on AusAID’s work.
More about AusAID's transparency work
Clearing Palau of the deadly remnants of war
Since 1997, Australia has provided more than $200 million to global efforts to reduce the threat and impact of landmines and other explosive remnants of war.
More about Australia's mine action programs in Palau
World Health Day
On World Health Day, 7 April, AusAID marked the successes Australian support has helped to achieve and drew attention to our ongoing efforts to improve healthcare, particularly in the Asia Pacific.
More about World Health Day 2012
Helping babies cry
On World Health Day, AusAID's Jenny Da Rin writes about her recent trip to a health clinic in Sreepur, Bangladesh to see how the health of women, children and babies is improving with the support of Australian aid.
Read Jenny's blog on child and maternal health in Bangladesh
The business of clearing a lethal legacy in Laos
On International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, AusAID's Alison De Luise writes about her recent visit to Laos and the work being undertaken across the country to remove unexploded ordnance (UXO).
Read Alison's blog on mine action in Laos
Video: Water and Sanitation Hibah program
Only 48 per cent of Indonesians have access to safe drinking water. The Water and Sanitation Hibah program is helping to change that.
Watch the video on the Water and Sanitation Hibah program
Did you know?
AusAID has helped ensure the availability of critical medicines at health clinics in Solomon Islands, supported by training in medicine stock management for 200 nurses in seven provinces.
More on improving health services in Solomon Islands
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