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Mar 20

CARE launches emergency appeal following Cyclone Idai in southern Africa

By CARE Australia March 20, 2019 0 comments

Aid agency CARE Australia has launched an emergency appeal to help families in southern Africa who have been affected by the devastating Cyclone Idai and subsequent flooding. Cyclone Idai has triggered a major disaster with more than 1.5 million people affected. Officials expect the death toll to rise above 1,000…

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Mar 4

New report highlights the women #MeToo has left behind

By CARE Australia March 4, 2019 0 comments

As the #MeToo movement continues, a new report from aid agency CARE Australia shines a light on the 235 million women working in countries with no laws against workplace sexual harassment. The report comes ahead of a June meeting of the International Labour Organization (ILO), which is set to…

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Feb 22

The humanitarian crises you probably haven’t heard of

By CARE Australia February 22, 2019 0 comments

Aid organisation CARE International has released its annual Suffering in Silence report, highlighting the 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of the past year. Hunger and food insecurity dominate the list, with Haiti’s food crisis receiving the least international media coverage of the crises monitored by the report authors. While…

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Dec 17

Still no relief for aid budget despite projected surplus

By CARE Australia December 17, 2018 0 comments

The Australian Government has announced a further setback to its already eroded overseas aid program, despite today’s budget surplus announcement. CARE Australia Chief Executive Sally Moyle said five years of aid cuts were already having devastating consequences for people living in poverty in neighbouring countries. “Australian aid provides lifesaving healthcare,…

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Nov 21

Statement from CARE Australia’s CEO Sally Moyle on the Final Report of the Independent Review on Prevention of Sexual Misconduct

By CARE Australia November 21, 2018 0 comments

Today, the findings and recommendations were published from an independent review on the prevention of sexual misconduct in our sector.  Commissioned by ACFID – Australia’s peak-body for aid and development NGOs – the review was to evaluate its members’ practice and response to sexual misconduct and was conducted by the…

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Oct 17

“People are most terrified of this liquefaction phenomenon” CARE reports, as aid reaches worst affected.

By CARE Australia October 17, 2018 0 comments

Distribution of aid has begun in the worst affected parts of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi following last month’s 7.5 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami. Humanitarian aid agency CARE reports that while lack of clean water and sanitation facilities are the two biggest problems, they are not the survivors’ greatest…

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