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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

Aug 22

Australia helping to keep refugee children in school in Jordan

By CARE Australia August 22, 2018 0 comments

CARE Australia is thrilled by the Department of Home Affairs’ decision to increase funding to assist the refugee crisis in Jordan. It will help some of the world’s most vulnerable people lift themselves out of poverty. Since the war in Syria started in 2011, more than 655,000 Syrians have fled…

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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 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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