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Papua New Guinea - government
This report presents the outcomes of a rapid assessment on the drought situation carried out by the Government of Papua New Guinea. It includes the findings/ highlights on the impact of drought on food, water, health, livelihood and education. It finally presents recommendations based on the assessment.
The New Guinea Islands Rapid Drought Assessment Team was deployed over a two week period, with National Disaster Centre taking the leadership role with other technical agencies, such as the Department of Works, National Department of Health, National Agriculture Research Institute (NARI), Department of Agriculture and Livestock (DAL), WaterPNG, and PNG Defence Force, in their advisory role.