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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

Feb 20

Six things to know about food crises in East Africa

By Amelia Taylor February 20, 2017 0 comments

Image © Michael Tsegaye/CARE

The countries of the Horn of Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia) are experiencing a severe drought. Families are in urgent need of food and water. “This is no ordinary drought. It’s the worst ever experienced in Sool region since 1974,” an 85-year old man told CARE. Why is there another food…

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Feb 15

It’s Up to Us – have your say on Australia’s future in 60 seconds

By CARE Australia February 15, 2017 0 comments

CARE is proud to be part of the Campaign for Australian Aid and its new reshaping as “Up To Us”. Up To Us is a community of people who lead the resistance to nationalism and isolationism and who support an internationalist approach to tackling global issues such as climate change,…

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Feb 14

One year since Cyclone Winston

By CARE Australia February 14, 2017 0 comments

Fijian families are still recovering from Cyclone Winston, which hit the island nation with devastating impact on 20 February 2016. Winston was the strongest cyclone ever to make landfall in the Pacific. Whole villages were destroyed on the outer islands, with 540,400 people affected across the country – over 60…

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Feb 14

Stav Zotalis, Country Director at CARE Myanmar

By CARE Australia February 14, 2017 0 comments

Staff profile As the Country Director of CARE in Myanmar, I am responsible for implementing an ambitious strategy that benefits some of the poorest communities in the country. I oversee a team of more than 300 colleagues in ten offices, who are running projects all over Myanmar, including in conflict-affected…

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Feb 14

With your help, CARE’s savings groups are changing the world

By CARE Australia February 14, 2017 0 comments

In 1991, CARE launched a program in Niger that would change the world. We harnessed the ancient practice of group savings in a concept called Village Savings and Loan Associations. Now, it has expanded to include more than five million members across Africa and around the globe. Members are earning…

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Feb 10

The gift of a lifetime

By CARE Australia February 10, 2017 0 comments

Meet Katherine Falconer from our Fundraising Team. I am lucky to work with some of CARE’s incredible supporters – people who invest in our work by doing something really special: remembering CARE Australia in their Will. It is such a privilege to work with people who, after their loved ones…

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Jan 17

Suffering in silence: 10 humanitarian crises you haven’t heard of

By CARE Australia January 17, 2017 0 comments

In 2016, we saw many news-breaking humanitarian crises. We watched the ongoing conflict in Syria, desperate refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea, and Hurricane Matthew decimating Haiti. Yet these headlines were just the tip of an ever-growing humanitarian iceberg. Underneath these more visible crises lay many more that never made it…

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