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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

Mar 23

Three years of conflict in Yemen

By CARE Australia March 23, 2018 0 comments

Hind Abbas is a Communication Assistant for CARE International Yemen. Here she shares her experiences over the three years of war in her country. March 26,2015, was the day that war began and the lives of millions of Yemenis was forever altered. As aircraft filled the skies over what is…

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Mar 14

“The last seven years feel like twenty…”

By CARE Australia March 14, 2018 0 comments

A quarter of Syria’s pre-war population has fled the country. Inside the country more than 6 million people are homeless. Hundreds of thousands are living under siege. “For millions of men, women and children the past seven years have meant losing their home, moving from one place to the other…

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Feb 12

Cyclone Gita intensifying near Tonga, CARE on standby to respond

By CARE Australia February 12, 2018 0 comments

Cyclone Gita is intensifying to a possible category five storm – the most severe – as Tonga braces for the worst tropical cyclone to hit the region in almost two years. A state of emergency has been declared in Tonga ahead of the storm, which is already packing winds of…

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Jan 26

Larke Riemer awarded AO in 2018

By CARE Australia January 26, 2018 0 comments

CARE Australia is delighted our Board member Larke Riemer has been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia in the General Division. Larke is a leader in the financial sector, with a strong record of pushing for a better…

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Jan 24

CARE increases aid to Syrians fleeing fighting in Idlib

By CARE Australia January 24, 2018 0 comments

We have urgently started increasing distributions of aid to Syrian families who have been displaced by ongoing fighting in the Northern governorate of Idlib and aim to reach 25,000 people with emergency help. Since the beginning of January, more than 100,000 people, most of whom have been repeatedly displaced by…

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Jan 23

10 most under-reported crises of 2017

By CARE Australia January 23, 2018 1 comment

There is a place on earth where more than 5,000 people flee their homes every day. There is a country where nearly half of all young children are malnourished. Do you know these places? If the answer is “no”, then you are not alone. CARE produced the Suffering in…

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Jan 3

My Wishes for Yemen in 2018

By CARE Australia January 3, 2018 0 comments

Hind Abbas, a communication assistant with CARE in Yemen, shares her experience living through one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. New years are often new beginnings. A new chance to live differently, change what we don’t like and learn from past experiences. The smell of chocolate fudge cake and…

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Dec 21

See the most stunning images from 2017

By CARE Australia December 21, 2017 12 comments

As 2017 draws to a close, here are photos of some of the amazing people your support has made a difference to this year. We asked five photographers to submit the favourite image they took of those CARE is working with this year. They are all beautiful, inspiring, and evidence…

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