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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 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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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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