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Nov 12

Australia failed our Pacific neighbours at COP: Aid agencies

By CARE Australia November 12, 2021 0 comments

Australia’s commitments at the COP26 climate change conference failed our Pacific neighbours and others on the frontlines of climate change, say the aid agencies ActionAid, CARE and Oxfam Australia.  Australia’s announcement of $500 million to help Pacific and Southeast Asian nations mitigate and adapt to climate…

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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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