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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 1

The delicate dance of gender equality in Australia’s foreign policy

By CARE Australia June 1, 2018 0 comments

The Australian Government wants global gender equality. The Foreign Minister has championed it across Australia’s aid program and foreign policy, and the Minister for Defence wants to make the women, peace and security agenda ‘part of the DNA’ of the Defence Department’s work. And so they should: there are…

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May 30

Growing is Learning

By CARE Australia May 30, 2018 6 comments

Nearly half the population of Tanzania lives below the poverty line. Despite working long hours in the field, women farmers find it incredibly difficult to produce enough nutritious food for their families. Thanks to your generosity, CARE has established the Growing is Learning project, in which…

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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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