Posts Tagged ‘extreme weather’

Extreme weather – Draw on traditional Melanesian values Comments 0

Friday, September 11th, 2015

As the extreme weather conditions in Papua New Guinea continue, church leaders in Papua New Guinea are asking the Catholic people to come to the aid of those in need. “This is a time to draw upon our traditional Melanesian values of sharing and hospitality, and particularly on the Christian virtues of charity, honesty and Read more

PNG drought heading to become humanitarian crisis Comments 0

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Dry weather has gripped much of Papua New Guinea in recent months, while frosts in the last fortnight in the country’s highland regions have destroyed vital food supplies. A state of emergency has already been declared in Enga and Southern highlands. The El Niño typically linked to dryness and frosts are often an early symptom Read more