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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 27

Nepal: They’re scared to go inside

By CARE Australia April 27, 2015 0 comments

Earthquake victims are helped by a rescuer in Kathmandu's Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was severely damaged by the earthquake. Photo: PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images

After a devastating earthquake hit north-west of Kathmandu on Saturday, CARE Nepal's Communications Officer, Grishma Raj Aryal, recounts the terror of experiencing it firsthand.

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Apr 25

7.8 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

By CARE Australia April 25, 2015 0 comments

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal at 11:46am local time. The epicenter of the earthquake, which hit at a depth of approximately 15 kilometres, struck in an area between the Nepalese capital Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara.

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Apr 17

Yemen: Running for my life

By CARE Australia April 17, 2015 0 comments

The Yemen crisis forced Bushra Aldukhainah to flee her home with her husband and nine-year-old son

The recent bombing campaign in Yemen forced CARE Yemen’s Humanitarian Coordinator, Bushra Aldukhainah, to flee her home with her husband and nine-year-old son.

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Apr 16

‘I cannot rest while my grandchildren are hungry.’

By CARE Australia April 16, 2015 0 comments

Fainesi has been looking after her three grandchildren since their mother died during childbirth 15 years ago. Photo: © Josh Estey/CARE

Life is hard as a farmer in Malawi, but life as a grandmother can be even harder. Despite Fainesi’s relentless work to grow enough maize for her family, the  threat of hunger is constant.  Fainesi Zagwa and her three grandchildren haven’t eaten for three days.  It’s the lean season in Central …

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Apr 16

Farming a future in Malawi

By CARE Australia April 16, 2015 0 comments

Emily is a CARE volunteer Farmer-to-Farmer Trainer in Malawi. Photo: © Josh Estey/CARE

Emily is a CARE volunteer Farmer-to-Farmer Trainer in Malawi. She was selected from more than 600 people in her village to teach modern agriculture practices to local farmers to help improve food security in her community.

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Apr 8

Vanuatu: Idyllic? Maybe. Resilient? Definitely.

By CARE Australia April 8, 2015 0 comments

Nualak Nanoam and Jack Nanoam from Lamanapipi community, in the Whitesand area of Tanna Island, Vanuatu. © Tom Perry/CARE

CARE Australia’s Tom Perry was first on the ground after Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu. He has lived and worked in the Pacific region, including in Vanuatu and neighbouring Solomon Islands, for more than six years.

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