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May 16

Yemen’s dire humanitarian crisis threatened by deadly cholera outbreak 

ByCARE Australia May 16, 2017 0 comments

International aid agency CARE is alarmed by the increase in reported cases and deaths resulting from a diarrhoea and cholera outbreak in Yemen. According to the World Health Organisation, 51 people are estimated to have died from the 2,500 suspected cholera cases in the country. The lack of a functioning…

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Apr 24

CARE welcomes vital funding for Yemen as food crisis worsens

ByCARE 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

ByCARE 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

ByCARE 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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