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Oct 9

Out of school and into marriage: 39,000 girls forced to marry every day

By CARE Australia October 9, 2015 0 comments

Girls in 26 countries are more likely to be forced into marriage than to enroll in secondary school, research from CARE has found. The report, Vows of Poverty, has been released to mark the International Day of the Girl on 11 October and provides a snapshot of the forces that…

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Sep 11

El Nino drought looms for cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu

By CARE Australia September 11, 2015 0 comments

Six months after Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu, there are fears an El Nino-linked drought could create major food shortages in parts of the country, aid organisation CARE Australia warns.

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Aug 18

World Humanitarian Day: The Australian faces of aid work

By CARE Australia August 18, 2015 0 comments

CARE Australia is marking World Humanitarian Day by highlighting the sacrifices and contributions being made by Australian aid workers across the globe. World Humanitarian Day, on August 19, is also a chance to recognise the humanitarian principles that guide their work: humanity, neutrality, impartiality and independence. These principles provide the…

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Aug 4

CARE to distribute aid in flood-affected Myanmar and Bangladesh

By CARE Australia August 4, 2015 0 comments
Flooded street in Myanmar

Heavy monsoon rains have caused severe flooding in Myanmar. ©CARE

CARE Australia is preparing to distribute emergency relief supplies to areas worst affected by flooding and landslides in Myanmar and Bangladesh. In Myanmar, at least 39 people have been killed, with more than 200,000 people affected across the country. “Myanmar has been hit hard by heavy monsoon rains for the…

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