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Oct 24

CARE Australia appoints Peter Walton as CEO

By CARE Australia October 24, 2019 0 comments

The Board of CARE Australia, one of Australia’s leading global humanitarian organisations, today announced the appointment of Mr Peter Walton as its new Chief Executive. Mr Walton succeeds Ms Sally Moyle and will commence in the role in late January 2020. The Chair of CARE Australia, Mr Colin Galbraith, commented,…

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Oct 18

Health centres overwhelmed, supplies cut off as fighting worsens in Syria

By CARE Australia October 18, 2019 0 comments

The aid agency CARE is warning that humanitarian needs are continuing to rise in north-east Syria, as the conflict in the area deepens. Civilians are escaping the fighting and sheltering with relatives, in public spaces, or in overcrowded camps. While health services in some areas have been disrupted due to…

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Oct 11

Civilians on the move, medical centres impacted by Syria offensive

By CARE Australia October 11, 2019 0 comments

Civilians in north-east Syria are at risk and humanitarian aid could be cut off following the launch of a new military operation in the area, leading aid agencies are warning. Reports from humanitarian responders on the ground say civilians are already on the move and that some vital services have…

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Oct 10

CARE warns of mass displacement as offensive launched in Syria

By CARE Australia October 10, 2019 0 comments

AMMAN, JORDAN: As Turkey begins a new military operation in northern Syria, CARE is deeply concerned about the risk any escalation in violence will pose to civilians. Unconfirmed sources already point to population movements out of Syrian towns bordering Turkey. Military action is likely to trigger mass displacement and disrupt…

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