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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

Aug 8

Farouk and Tala survived the Beirut blast by a miracle

By CARE Australia August 8, 2020 0 comments

On Tuesday 4 August, at the time of the explosion, 52-year-old Farouk and his 16-year-old daughter Tala were in their car in a parking lot in downtown Beirut near the port. They are residents of a town 60km away, but were visiting for the day. “We…

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Aug 8

Beirut Explosion: “Life stopped for five really long seconds”

By CARE Australia August 8, 2020 0 comments

“This is my third night sleeping on the streets. Right after the explosion, I came back from the hospital, and I, since I no longer had a home, took a plastic chair and I dozed off, sitting on the pavement. Tonight I’ll be sleeping on the street too,”…

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Jul 16

Your support is the difference

By CARE Australia July 16, 2020 0 comments

All of our supporters help build a better world, and we couldn’t be more grateful for the difference you all make.  With CARE, you’re giving hope to people who have nowhere left to turn, and helping them build better lives. Your support is the difference, and…

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Jun 26

“I am so proud of my achievements” – women in business in Jordan

By CARE Australia June 26, 2020 0 comments

Women in Business in Jordan In Jordan, around 370,000 Palestinian refugees live – mostly in poverty – in makeshift camps. 34-year-old Jordanian local, Basma, wanted to support the most vulnerable group within that population: the women. Simply as a result of being a woman, the majority of the female refugees…

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Jun 26

“We too can have a voice” – women in business in Guatemala

By CARE Australia June 26, 2020 0 comments

Women in Business Growing up in Guatemala with no father, Ana and her brothers worked the fields and made handicrafts to support their mother with household expenses. Now married with two children, Ana is a part of a cooperative, which creates economic opportunities for its all-female members, and helps them…

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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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