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NZ aid agencies to unite in natural disaster response in Pacific

NZ aid agencies to unite in natural disaster response in Pacific

Updated 7 October 2013, 17:58 AEST

Seven New Zealand aid and development agencies have formed an alliance to deal with natural disasters around the region.

The seven groups will work with agencies based in the nations of the Pacific, to help coordinate relief efforts, and improve their response.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency is the lead agency.

Presenter:Campbell Cooney

Speaker:Robert Patton, coordinator of disaster management, Adventist Development and Relief Agency, New Zealand

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Campbell Cooney

Campbell Cooney

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Campbell joined the ABC in 1997 and has been reporting as Radio Australia’s Pacific Correspondent since 2006.

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