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Latest news and announcements.

May 7

Gaza: Military offensive on Rafah a ‘cruel and heart-breaking blow’

ByCARE Australia May 7, 2024 0 comments

As Israel escalates its military offensive on Rafah in southern Gaza, 1.5 million men, women and children sheltering there, already facing total deprivation and apocalyptic living conditions, are clinging to life by a thread. An immediate and sustained ceasefire must be implemented, as mandated by UN Security Council Resolution 2728.

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Apr 6

Six months on, elderly and children trapped sick and hungry in death zone

ByCARE Australia April 6, 2024 0 comments

Six months since the devastating conflict in Gaza started, CARE is gravely concerned about increasing deaths from illness, injuries, and hunger, with young children, pregnant women, and the elderly particularly at risk. Data from CARE’s partner organization Juzoor shows that communicable diseases including respiratory infections and diarrhoea are…

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Mar 19

IPC Report: Half of Gaza Experiencing ‘Catastrophic’ Hunger, Famine Imminent in Northern Governates

ByCARE Australia March 19, 2024 0 comments

The Integrated Food Security and Nutrition Phase Classification (IPC) report, released on Monday paints an extraordinarily dire picture of extreme hunger, malnutrition, and desperation in Gaza. It also underscores how fast the humanitarian crisis has been accelerating and widening, confirming continuous warnings by aid groups like CARE since…

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Mar 15

Reinstated funding for UNRWA: Statement from CARE Australia

ByCARE Australia March 15, 2024 0 comments

CARE Australia welcomes the news from the Foreign Minister Penny Wong, that the Australian Government will be resuming funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). UNRWA plays an essential role in the humanitarian response, delivering scaled and immediate aid to meet the unprecedented needs across Gaza. Over…

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