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Aug 21

Deadly floods hit Bangladesh, India and Nepal

ByCARE Australia August 21, 2017 0 comments

CARE has started distributing emergency supplies to survivors of deadly floods that have hit Nepal, India and Bangladesh. The regional crisis has affected 16 million people and there are growing concerns about food shortages and disease. “This is the worst flooding in more than 100 years,” CARE’s Country Director in…

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Aug 18

Syria tops list of most deadly places to be an aid worker

ByCARE Australia August 18, 2017 0 comments

More people have died delivering aid in Syria than anywhere else in 2017, an analysis by international aid organisation CARE Australia has found. New figures reveal 80 aid workers have been killed this year, including 29 in Syria where there has been intense fighting since 2011. “Syria is the most…

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Apr 24

CARE welcomes vital funding for Yemen

ByCARE Australia April 24, 2017 0 comments

  CARE Australia welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment of $10 million to support people facing starvation and other effects of ongoing conflict in Yemen. The aid agency’s Chief Executive Sally Moyle said: “The situation in Yemen is catastrophic. The Australian Government’s funding is vital to help alleviate the suffering. It…

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Feb 27

Meg Lanning set to Walk In Her Shoes

ByCARE Australia February 27, 2015 0 comments

Women and girls in developing countries walk, on average, twelve and a half times around the MCG, just to collect water for their families, says Meg Lanning. (Photo Tom Perry-CARE)

Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars Captain Meg Lanning says that with the world’s attention on Australia during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, now was the time for Australians to step up to help reduce the distances women and girls walk for water, food and healthcare in developing countries. Meg Lanning,…

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Feb 11

Australians urged to take steps towards a healthier future

ByCARE Australia February 11, 2015 0 comments

New research, released by CARE Australia, has revealed that only seven percent of Australians are walking more than the recommended daily distance for general health and wellbeing. Results of the study, released as part of CARE’s Walk In Her Shoes Challenge, have revealed the average Aussie only walks 3.2 kilometres…

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