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Apr 19

Somalia: Time running out to avoid mass starvation

By CARE Australia April 19, 2017 0 comments

International donors must urgently scale up the response to Somalia’s worsening food crisis to avoid a full scale famine, CARE International warns. Speaking after visiting some of the country’s worst affected areas, CARE’s Somalia Country Director, Raheel Nazir Chaudhary, said many communities remained cut off from lifesaving humanitarian aid. “By…

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Mar 9

CARE welcomes funding to tackle gender equality in developing countries

By CARE Australia March 9, 2017 0 comments

The Federal Government announced today that six Australian non-government organisations will receive grants totaling $10 million to promote the rights of women and girls. CARE will use the funds towards the Enhancing Women’s Voice to Stop Sexual Harassment (STOP) program across Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam. CARE will work with women and partners…

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Jan 17

CARE issues ‘top ten’ list of most underreported humanitarian crises of 2016

By CARE Australia January 17, 2017 0 comments

Aid organisation CARE International today issued a new report highlighting the top ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2016. The report, Suffering in Silence, features food crises in Eritrea, Madagascar, North Korea and Papua New Guinea; conflicts in Burundi, Lake Chad Basin, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Sudan and last year’s monsoon floods in Bangladesh.

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Sep 14

CARE Australia appoints Sally Moyle as CEO

By CARE Australia September 14, 2016 0 comments

The Board of CARE Australia, one of Australia’s leading global humanitarian organisations, today announced the appointment of Ms Sally Moyle as its Chief Executive Officer. Ms Moyle succeeds Dr Julia Newton-Howes and will commence in the role on 31 October 2016.

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May 24

CARE Australia launches Disaster Response Depot in preparation for humanitarian emergencies

By CARE Australia May 24, 2016 0 comments

CARE Australia has today launched its online Disaster Response Depot, allowing Australians to help the organisation keep its emergency response warehouse in Brisbane stocked to meet future humanitarian crises. CARE Australia’s Emergency Response Manager Adam Poulter said the launch comes as we’re seeing the highest levels of human suffering since…

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