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Jan 13

CARE ready to respond to Philippines’ Taal Volcano

By CARE Australia January 13, 2020 0 comments

On Sunday afternoon the Taal Volcano, located 70km from the Philippines’ capital, Manila, had a steam driven explosion. It has since been in a period of unrest, resulting to 75 volcanic earthquakes as of 5am Monday local time. The government of Batangas province has declared a state of calamity and…

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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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