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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

Apr 20

Nepal Earthquake: How you helped

By CARE Australia April 20, 2016 0 comments
Narayan Shrestha with his granddaughter

Narayan Shrestha with his granddaughter © CARE

In April 2015, Nepal experienced its largest earthquake since 1934 The earthquake – measuring 7.8 magnitude – was followed just two weeks later by a second 7.3 magnitude quake which struck just as the nation was struggling to its feet. The devastating earthquakes killed thousands, damaged over one million homes …

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Apr 18

CARE assessing damage caused by devastating Ecuador earthquake

By CARE Australia April 18, 2016 0 comments

(AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa) CARE emergency teams in Ecuador are assessing the damage caused by a powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake that has killed at least 246 people and left more than 1,500 people injured. Additional water, sanitation and shelter experts are on standby and are ready to be deployed …

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