Media releases Media releases

May 13

Nepal facing devastating Covid-19 second wave

By CARE Australia May 13, 2021 0 comments

“CARE is deeply concerned about the escalating COVID situation in Nepal and the impact on vulnerable community members, including women and girls. The second wave is proving far worse than the first with an alarming 47% of COVID tests returning a positive result. Over 400,000 cases have been recorded in…

Read more
Apr 26

CARE statement on the consensus reached at the ASEAN summit on Myanmar

By CARE Australia April 26, 2021 0 comments

CARE statement on the consensus reached at the ASEAN summit on Myanmar from Deepmala Mahla, CARE’s Vice President of Humanitarian Affairs:  “CARE welcomes the consensus reached by ASEAN member state leaders in Jakarta on Saturday to call for the cessation of violence in Myanmar, and for constructive dialogue to…

Read more
Apr 22

Statement ahead of the ASEAN summit on Myanmar

By CARE Australia April 22, 2021 0 comments

Statement from Deepmala Mahla, CARE’s Vice President of Humanitarian Affairs:  “CARE urges all ASEAN member states to use the summit in Jakarta on 24 April to push Myanmar’s military authorities to end all violations against people in Myanmar and ensure unfettered access for aid agencies. The humanitarian situation…

Read more
Apr 6

Biggest floods in 50 years placing women and children at grave risk in Timor-Leste

By CARE Australia April 6, 2021 0 comments

Exceptional flash floods have hit Timor-Leste’s capital city, Dili, along with other major population centres including Viqueque. The floods have already reportedly claimed over 27 lives, with many areas remaining under water. Approximately 1,500 families in Dili alone have had to relocate to one of 11 emergency accommodation centres. “Women…

Read more
Feb 24

CARE urgently appeals for the rescue of Rohingya refugees stranded in the Andaman Sea

By CARE Australia February 24, 2021 0 comments

Statement from CARE’s Interim Vice President for Humanitarian Policy and Practice, Deepmala Mahla: “CARE is deeply concerned for the safety of Rohingya refugees stranded at sea and appeals for countries on the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal to immediately conduct a search and rescue mission and allow the distressed…

Read more