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Dec 21

Ethiopia drought: 10 million people in need of food assistance

By CARE Australia December 21, 2015 0 comments

More than 10 million people in Ethiopia are in need of emergency food assistance because of extreme drought caused by the global weather phenomenon El Nino, according to revised figures released by the Ethiopian government last week. “Right now families in drought-stricken areas are about to exhaust all available resources…

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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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