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May 9

CARE Mourns Deaths of Three Colleagues Killed in Afghanistan Bombing

By CARE Australia May 9, 2019 1 comment

KABUL (May 8, 2019) — It is with deep sadness that CARE confirms the deaths of three of our colleagues killed in a bomb explosion in Kabul on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. CARE Afghanistan’s security watchman, Safiullah Ebadi, our driver, Mohammed Waqif, and one of our education technical advisors, Mohammed Asif…

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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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Apr 2

Foreign aid budget 2019: still much damage to undo, says CARE Australia

By CARE Australia April 2, 2019 0 comments

Australia must not rest on its laurels when it comes to tackling global poverty, aid agency CARE Australia has warned. The Government has announced a rare reprieve for the freefalling foreign aid budget, with its value to once again be tied to inflation from 2022-23. The 2019-20 budget maintains international…

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Mar 20

CARE launches emergency appeal following Cyclone Idai in southern Africa

By CARE Australia March 20, 2019 0 comments

Aid agency CARE Australia has launched an emergency appeal to help families in southern Africa who have been affected by the devastating Cyclone Idai and subsequent flooding. Cyclone Idai has triggered a major disaster with more than 1.5 million people affected. Officials expect the death toll to rise above 1,000…

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