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May 3

As severe Cyclone Fani makes landfall, CARE set to respond

By CARE Australia May 3, 2019 0 comments

Cyclone Fani has made landfall along the coast of Odisha in eastern India. Nineteen districts of Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh are likely to be hit as the storm is set to intensify over the next few hours. Around 800,000 people have already been evacuated to 880 shelters, and…

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Aug 21

CARE responds as deadly floods hit Bangladesh, India and Nepal

By CARE Australia August 21, 2017 0 comments

CARE has started distributing emergency supplies to survivors of deadly floods that have hit Nepal, India and Bangladesh. The regional crisis has affected 16 million people and there are growing concerns about food shortages and disease. “This is the worst flooding in more than 100 years,” CARE’s Country Director in…

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Oct 9

Out of school and into marriage: 39,000 girls forced to marry every day

By CARE Australia October 9, 2015 0 comments

Girls in 26 countries are more likely to be forced into marriage than to enroll in secondary school, research from CARE has found. The report, Vows of Poverty, has been released to mark the International Day of the Girl on 11 October and provides a snapshot of the forces that…

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Aug 4

CARE to distribute aid in flood-affected Myanmar and Bangladesh

By CARE Australia August 4, 2015 0 comments
Flooded street in Myanmar

Heavy monsoon rains have caused severe flooding in Myanmar. ©CARE

CARE Australia is preparing to distribute emergency relief supplies to areas worst affected by flooding and landslides in Myanmar and Bangladesh. In Myanmar, at least 39 people have been killed, with more than 200,000 people affected across the country. “Myanmar has been hit hard by heavy monsoon rains for the…

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