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Sep 1

CARE Australia welcomes $2 million support for South Asia flood victims

By CARE Australia September 1, 2017 0 comments

International aid agency CARE Australia has welcomed today’s announcement by the Australian Government of $2 million assistance to support the response to devastating floods in Nepal. More than 1,200 people have died across India, Bangladesh and Nepal, and more than 40 million people have been affected by the particularly severe…

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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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May 24

CARE Australia launches Disaster Response Depot in preparation for humanitarian emergencies

By CARE Australia May 24, 2016 0 comments

CARE Australia has today launched its online Disaster Response Depot, allowing Australians to help the organisation keep its emergency response warehouse in Brisbane stocked to meet future humanitarian crises. CARE Australia’s Emergency Response Manager Adam Poulter said the launch comes as we’re seeing the highest levels of human suffering since…

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Apr 21

One year after Nepal earthquakes: Thousands of survivors still lack basic necessities

By CARE Australia April 21, 2016 0 comments

The Dalits of Barpak have become landless after the earthquake. They have constructed temporary shelters in a land that belongs to the government. CARE is planning on training community leaders and government officials on disseminating information related to housing, land and property issues for which it requires additional funding . GRISHMA RAJ ARYAL/CARE

A year on from the devastating earthquakes in Nepal, aid agency CARE Australia is calling for reconstruction efforts to be accelerated. The magnitude-7.8 earthquake, which struck on 25 April 2015, and a further massive quake on 12 May killed nearly 9,000 people and injured more than 22,000 others. CARE’s Country…

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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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