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Apr 24

CARE welcomes vital funding for Yemen as food crisis worsens

By CARE 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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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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