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Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Jun 5

Mental Health at the heart of humanitarian work during coronavirus

By CARE Australia June 5, 2020 0 comments

Photo: CARE Ecuador, Dialogue Dialogue and Hummingbird Wings Foundation met to respond to the COVID-19 health emergency and the needs of the migrant and refugee population in Ecuador.

Around the world, we are all facing the uncertainty and anxiety of the pandemic. But imagine having to choose between buying soap or food, or trying to social distance in an overcrowded refugee camp, or to fear violence while you are supposed to be safe at home. Now more than…

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May 13

The birth of the CARE Package

By CARE Australia May 13, 2020 0 comments

The birth of the CARE Package 75 years ago this month, on 8 May 1945, the unconditional surrender of Germany was announced – marking the ending of the Second World War in Europe. After six exhausting and brutal years, weapons were finally dropped, and much of Europe and…

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Apr 30

What CARE is doing to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic

By CARE Australia April 30, 2020 0 comments

All around the world, CARE is doing its best to stop the spread of COVID-19. We’re providing information, investing in businesses, delivering clean water and food, and supporting health workers. Here are just some examples of the work being done in these areas: Providing information We’ve already reached 2 million…

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Apr 17

How creativity gets us through a crisis

By CARE Australia April 17, 2020 1 comment

We all need courage and patience to get us through coronavirus. All around the world, CARE teams and the people you support have been rising to the challenge. And they are adding one more critical ingredient: creativity. As lockdowns, social distancing, and empty supermarkets affect our…

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Apr 14

Stopping the spread in Azraq Refugee Camp

By CARE Australia April 14, 2020 0 comments

CARE has delivered lifesaving aid to 8,000 Syrian refugees in Azraq Refugee Camp

In Jordan, 90 kilometres west of the Syrian border, Azraq Refugee Camp holds nearly 40,000 people who have fled the violence plaguing their country for nine years. An outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in this camp would be catastrophic. As the virus starts to reach displaced…

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Apr 2

“Please do not forget Yemen”

By CARE Australia April 2, 2020 0 comments

Q&A with CARE Yemen Country Director Aaron Brent As of today, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Yemen. Five years of war has made the country one of the most isolated places in the world. Sana’a International Airport has been closed for nearly four years…

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Mar 26

“We worry a lot about this disease.”

By CARE Australia March 26, 2020 0 comments

29-year-old Rosaline is a nurse in a CARE-supported health facility in Sierra Leone. She was a front-line worker during Ebola and is now helping her community prepare for the COVID-19 coronavirus. What is the situation like in Sierra Leone right now? …

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Mar 6

A harrowing journey from unimaginable violence to strength

By CARE Australia March 6, 2020 0 comments

Raped and left for dead on the same day her husband was murdered, Cecile* survived. Now safe in Uganda, she helps other women who have experienced gender-based violence.  In a single horrific day, Cecile’s life changed forever.  As she tended to her garden in the Democratic…

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