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Aug 31

Equivalent of half Australia’s population facing hunger in Afghanistan

By CARE Australia August 31, 2021 0 comments

As the large-scale evacuation of people from Afghanistan comes to a close, the aid agency CARE is warning that 12.2 million Afghans – the equivalent of around half Australia’s population – are facing acute hunger. Many parts of the country are experiencing drought, made worse by…

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Aug 21

CARE stands in solidarity with Afghans, plans to continue work

By CARE Australia August 21, 2021 0 comments

As the latest chapter unfolds in Afghanistan’s decades-long struggle with conflict, the aid agency CARE is committed to staying in the country and continuing its lifesaving work. CARE has worked alongside communities in Afghanistan since 1961 as a trusted provider of humanitarian assistance. CARE Australia CEO, Peter Walton,…

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