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Aug 25

New Director of International Programs and Operations commences at CARE Australia

By CARE Australia August 25, 2020 1 comment

International aid organisation CARE Australia has a new Director of International Programs and Operations, David Sims. Mr Sims comes to CARE from Oxfam Australia where he was Head of Program Development and Effectiveness. He has also held leadership roles within aid and humanitarian organisations both in…

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Aug 7

CARE International begins major response in Beirut

By CARE Australia August 7, 2020 0 comments

Beirut – CARE International will begin vital lifesaving food assistance, via local organisations, to thousands of people in Beirut after the devastating explosion that decimated much of the city’s port and surrounding areas; killing over 135 people and injuring 6,000 more so far. “First thing Friday morning we will begin…

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Apr 8

COVID-19: PNG, Timor Leste four times more at risk than Aust

By CARE Australia April 8, 2020 0 comments

New analysis by the aid agency CARE Australia suggests most countries in our region, such as Papua New Guinea and Timor Leste, are up to four times more at risk from COVID-19 than Australia. CARE Australia CEO Peter Walton said health services were incredibly stretched in…

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Apr 1

Australia’s leading aid agencies call for urgent action to support the charities amid COVID-19 crisis

By CARE Australia April 1, 2020 0 comments

Six of Australia’s leading international aid agencies are urging the Federal Government to include in their COVID-19 economic support package specific measures to help charities continue their life-saving work in the most vulnerable communities worldwide. The organisations – CARE Australia, ChildFund Australia, Oxfam Australia, Plan International…

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Mar 30

New analysis highlights 15 countries most at risk from COVID-19

By CARE Australia March 30, 2020 0 comments

As more COVID-19 cases emerge in developing countries, a new analysis by the international aid agency CARE highlights the 15 countries most at risk. Using data from the INFORM Global Risk Index, CARE has found the countries which are generally at “very high risk” of crisis have three times higher…

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