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Aug 5

Airport closure amounts to death sentence for thousands of sick Yemenis

By CARE Australia August 5, 2019 0 comments

Three years of restrictions imposed on Yemen’s airspace by the Saudi-led coalition is preventing thousands of sick Yemeni civilians from seeking urgent medical treatment outside the country, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and CARE said today. Sana’a airport has been closed to commercial flights since August 9, 2016. In the…

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Jul 25

News from the CARE Australia Board

By CARE Australia July 25, 2019 0 comments

On behalf of Colin Galbraith and the CARE Australia Board: It is with regret that we announce that after three years at the helm of CARE Australia,  Sally Moyle, our Chief Executive, has tendered her resignation to commence the next chapter of her career. Sally leaves CARE Australia in a…

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Jun 21

From #MeToo to international law: CARE takes part in historic agreement on ending violence and harassment at work

By CARE Australia June 21, 2019 0 comments

GENEVA AND CANBERRA: Aid agency CARE Australia is celebrating a win for women everywhere – and especially the most marginalised – after governments, businesses and unions today passed the first global agreement on ending violence and harassment at work. The outcome follows intense negotiations at the International Labour Organization –…

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May 9

CARE Mourns Deaths of Three Colleagues Killed in Afghanistan Bombing

By CARE Australia May 9, 2019 1 comment

KABUL (May 8, 2019) — It is with deep sadness that CARE confirms the deaths of three of our colleagues killed in a bomb explosion in Kabul on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. CARE Afghanistan’s security watchman, Safiullah Ebadi, our driver, Mohammed Waqif, and one of our education technical advisors, Mohammed Asif…

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May 3

As severe Cyclone Fani makes landfall, CARE set to respond

By CARE Australia May 3, 2019 0 comments

Cyclone Fani has made landfall along the coast of Odisha in eastern India. Nineteen districts of Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh are likely to be hit as the storm is set to intensify over the next few hours. Around 800,000 people have already been evacuated to 880 shelters, and…

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