Stories & News

James Neeson
11 Jul 2023

James Neeson grew up on a crop farm in rural Western Victoria and went on to study international business, where he majored in supply chain management at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He worked in a few rural areas as a supply chain focal point delivering farming equipment in Western Australia, as well as in Tonga as a procurement officer supporting supply chain systems for the Ministry of Health.  

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11 Jul 2023

Day after day, the inhabitants of Haiti’s capital risk being kidnapped, injured or even killed in street clashes between gangs, civilian self-defence brigades and the police.

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10 Jul 2023

Jeanne Vidal has worked as a water and sanitation logistician and a logistics team leader on seven assignments with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). She has worked on projects in Ethiopia, South Sudan, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan, Nigeria and most recently Sierra Leone. She spoke to us about her work overseas and what the role of a water and sanitation logistician (or 'watsan’) involves. 

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In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a worrying humanitarian and medical crisis is unfolding, especially in the North Kivu region, where the resurgence of the M23 armed group has led to an increase in violence since early 2023.

This resurgence has forced thousands of people to flee their homes, seeking safety and refuge in neighbouring countries. 

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03 Jul 2023

Following the shipwreck of 14 June which left up to 500 people dead or missing off the coast of Greece, Médecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has denounced EU migration policies, calling for accountability over the lives lost and for a dedicated, proactive, state-led search and rescue mechanism at sea.

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29 Jun 2023

Queenstown’s nurse, Maia Blenkinsop witnessed extraordinary bravery while working in Ukraine.

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Jindires, a once-magnificent city located in northwest Syria, near the Turkish border, has been reduced to rubble, bearing the scars of both a relentless war and a recent earthquake. 

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22 Jun 2023

From a shelter in northern Mexico, seven children share their hopes and dreams for the future in the short, animated documentary.

Little Birds is an eight-minute journey that examines the wounds of uprooting, the multiple risks faced by children along the migration route, and the dreams that propel them and lift their spirits despite the indefinite wait in the shelter.

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15 Jun 2023