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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

Jul 12

Six months on

By CARE Australia July 12, 2010 0 comments

On Tuesday 12 January, six months ago today, Haiti was struck by one of the modern world’s worst disasters. A 7.0 earthquake collapsed buildings across the city of Port-au-Prince, killing over 220,000 people and leaving tens of thousands injured. Three million people were affected and as many as 1.5 million men,…

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Mar 9

Cycling from Vietnam to Cambodia with CARE

By CARE Australia March 9, 2010 3 comments

Seven women from Australia are currently participating in CARE’s I am powerful cycle challenge from Vietnam to Cambodia. Participants will visit CARE projects and hear first-hand from the communities about how CARE is empowering women and helping to overcome global poverty. Belinda from Inspired Adventures is sending regular updates on how the…

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Jan 14

Eyewitness account: Everything is urgent

By CARE Australia January 14, 2010 0 comments

Sophie Perez, CARE’s Country Director in Haiti, was in the CARE office in Port-au-Prince when the earthquake hit at about 5 p.m. local time Jan. 12, 2010. We reached her by phone at 6.30 a.m. local time January 13. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz, courtesy http://www.alertnet.org   It was terrifying. The quake…

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