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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

Jan 3

It’s an election year, people – we haven’t got time for outrage

By CARE Australia January 3, 2019 0 comments

Happy New Year, everyone. I hope you are taking the opportunity to rest up and relax. Because if we thought 2018 was a difficult and disturbing year, 2019 is shaping up to be even bigger. It looks like Australia will have one of the most savage and partisan federal elections…

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Dec 20

See the most stunning images from 2018

By CARE Australia December 20, 2018 16 comments

As we say farewell to 2018, here are five photos of some of the amazing people your support has made a difference to. We asked our photographers to submit their favourite images from the work they saw CARE implementing this year. They are all striking, moving, and proof of the…

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Dec 3

International Day of People with Disability

By CARE Australia December 3, 2018 0 comments

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Today is International Day of People with Disability. People with disabilities are so often overlooked, but are amongst the most vulnerable members of a community. Josafina is one of them. 59-year-old Josafina lost her leg in 2012, and since then has struggled to make ends meet. She lives in Tanzania,…

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Oct 19

Stopping sexual harassment across the Mekong region

By CARE Australia October 19, 2018 1 comment

Sexual harassment is a global issue. It is a form of gender-based violence, and one of the most serious violations of workers’ rights experienced by women across the Mekong. It is a deeply sensitive issue. Rooted in unequal power and gender relations it disproportionately affects women and girls. Across the…

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Oct 4

Indonesia tsunami: “What we have witnessed since Friday is horrifying”

By CARE Australia October 4, 2018 2 comments

“What we have witnessed since Friday is horrifying,” says Rini, a mother of two who lives in Palu, the densely populated city on the island Sulawesi in Indonesia. “Many houses in the surrounding area have been destroyed … My kids are taking refuge in a shelter at the elementary school.

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Oct 1

CARE launches appeal following Indonesia tsunami

By CARE Australia October 1, 2018 1 comment

CARE Australia has launched an appeal and is urging for donations to assist their on the ground efforts on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, which was hit by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake, prompting a massive tsunami on September 29. More than 830 people are already confirmed dead, and thousands…

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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 to lift themselves out of poverty. Since the war in Syria started in 2011, more than 655,000 Syrians have…

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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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