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Sep 8

Hurricane Irma: CARE readies response as monster storm bears down on Haiti, Cuba

ByCARE Australia September 8, 2017 0 comments

As Hurricane Irma continues its destructive path through the Caribbean, CARE’s emergency teams in Haiti and Cuba have made final preparations by readying clean drinking water, food and emergency supplies. CARE, one of the largest humanitarian organisations in Haiti, has teams ready to respond in at least eight of Haiti’s…

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Sep 6

Hurricane Irma: CARE prepares to respond to potentially devastating storm in Haiti

ByCARE Australia September 6, 2017 0 comments

As powerful Hurricane Irma barrels toward Haiti, CARE’s emergency teams on the ground are preparing their response to this potentially devastating storm, readying clean drinking water, food and emergency supplies such as tarps for shelter. Hurricane Irma, a category five hurricane, is currently in the Atlantic Ocean to the east…

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Sep 1

CARE Australia welcomes $2 million support for South Asia flood victims

ByCARE Australia September 1, 2017 0 comments

International aid agency CARE Australia has welcomed today’s announcement by the Australian Government of $2 million assistance to support the response to devastating floods in Nepal. More than 1,200 people have died across India, Bangladesh and Nepal, and more than 40 million people have been affected by the particularly severe…

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Aug 21

CARE responds as deadly floods hit Bangladesh, India and Nepal

ByCARE Australia August 21, 2017 0 comments

CARE has started distributing emergency supplies to survivors of deadly floods that have hit Nepal, India and Bangladesh. The regional crisis has affected 16 million people and there are growing concerns about food shortages and disease. “This is the worst flooding in more than 100 years,” CARE’s Country Director in…

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Aug 18

Syria tops list of most deadly places in the world to be an aid worker: CARE

ByCARE Australia August 18, 2017 0 comments

More people have died delivering aid in Syria than anywhere else in 2017, an analysis by international aid organisation CARE Australia has found. New figures reveal 80 aid workers have been killed this year, including 29 in Syria where there has been intense fighting since 2011. “Syria is the most…

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Aug 9

Yemen Crisis: Closure of Sana’a airport – One year of aggravated suffering

ByCARE Australia August 9, 2017 0 comments

INGOs in Yemen are calling on all actors to lift restrictions on Yemeni airspace and allow for the reopening of the country’s main airport, Sana’a International. The official closure of Sana’a airport, one-year ago today, effectively traps millions of Yemeni people and serves to prevent the free movement of commercial…

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