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Jul 30

Six months of military rule in Myanmar: number of people in need of aid triples

By CARE Australia July 30, 2021 0 comments

Statement from CARE’s Vice President for Humanitarian Affairs, Deepmala Mahla: “In the six months since the military seized power on 1 February, Myanmar’s humanitarian situation has deteriorated rapidly, with a staggering three million people in need of humanitarian assistance, an additional two million since February. The deepening COVID-19 situation is…

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Jul 14

CARE concerned for vulnerable groups in Myanmar as COVID crisis deepens

By CARE Australia July 14, 2021 0 comments

Statement from CARE’s Vice President of Humanitarian Affairs, Deepmala Mahla: “CARE is deeply concerned about the impact of Myanmar’s deteriorating COVID-19 situation on vulnerable communities. We are hearing reports of long queues of people trying to secure limited oxygen supplies for loved ones battling the virus, and a…

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Jul 9

Indonesia teetering on the brink as COVID crisis intensifies

By CARE Australia July 9, 2021 0 comments

The international aid organisation CARE is deeply concerned about the intensifying COVID-19 crisis in Indonesia and the impact on vulnerable community members, including women and children. Over 2.3 million cases have been reported in Indonesia so far with a record 31,189 new cases on 6 July alone, the third highest…

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Jul 9

UN vote a relief for Syrians, but border closures still hampering aid delivery

By CARE Australia July 9, 2021 0 comments

CARE International is relieved by the United Nations Security Council vote today to maintain humanitarian assistance for more than four million Syrians in the Northwest of the country through the Bab al-Hawa crossing for effectively another 12 months. Cross-border assistance is vital to ensure some 80%…

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Jun 4

G7 countries have no plan to deliver on climate finance pledges

By CARE Australia June 4, 2021 0 comments

Behind the public promises, CARE’s new report ‘Hollow Commitments’ shows that recent climate finance plans from developed countries are weak and unpredictable Analysis of 24 plans shows not a single rich country provided information on what they considered to be their fair share of the $100 billion target, or how…

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