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Aug 15

Afghan women bearing the brunt of food shortages, research shows

ByCARE Australia August 15, 2022 0 comments

Afghanistan’s hunger crisis has gotten significantly worse over the past year, and new research by the international aid agency CARE confirms women are faring the worst.  Women reported eating less than other household members because there was not enough food to…

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Jul 9

Veto at UN shuts down vital aid lifeline for Syrians

ByCARE Australia July 9, 2022 0 comments

A statement from CARE International on the Syria cross-border resolution vote CARE International strongly condemns the use of a veto on a humanitarian resolution in the UN Security Council on Friday which resulted in the Council’s failure to renew the cross-border resolution that ensured humanitarian assistance reaches people in critical need…

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Jun 24

CARE mobile health teams on the ground assisting earthquake survivors in Afghanistan

ByCARE Australia June 24, 2022 0 comments

CARE Afghanistan deployed the mobile health teams yesterday morning to Khost and Paktika provinces, immediately following the devastating earthquake in eastern Afghanistan that is estimated to have killed between 770 – 1,000 people, left thousands more injured and destroyed homes and livelihoods. According to Dr Mohammad Anwer, Head of Health…

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Jun 22

CARE assisting following devastating earthquake in Afghanistan

ByCARE Australia June 22, 2022 0 comments

Statement from Dr Mohammad Anwer, Head of Health Unit, CARE Afghanistan: The powerful earthquake that struck near Khost in southeast Afghanistan early on Wednesday morning has sadly killed at least 1,000 people and injured many more. We fear that aftershocks and more landslides could cause further damage and loss of…

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