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Mar 15

Record funding shortfalls mark the 13th year anniversary of conflict in Syria

ByCARE Australia March 15, 2024 0 comments

As the Syria conflict enters its 13th year, the humanitarian situation across the country continues to worsen, further deepening existing vulnerabilities. The number of people in need of humanitarian aid continues to rise, reaching 16.7 million this year, representing a 9.15% increase from 2023. Today, more than 70 percent of…

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Mar 7

Statement from CARE West Bank and Gaza Country Director Hiba Tibi, on the five-months-mark of the conflict escalation in Gaza

ByCARE Australia March 7, 2024 0 comments

Palestinian children stand in a makeshift camp for displaced people in Rafah city, near the Egyptian border in southern Gaza.

“Five months, 152 days, 3,648 hours of horrors have passed in Gaza. Since early October, over 100,000 women, men, and children have been killed or wounded. At least one in 23 people in Gaza are either dead or severely injured; over 80% are displaced, fearing for their lives with every…

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Mar 4

CARE warns: 84% of Gaza’s lights extinguished, people left sick and starving

ByCARE Australia March 4, 2024 0 comments

***Satelite Images***

satellite images showing how Gaza is, quite literally, plunged into darkness

After almost five months of brutal conflict, the people of Gaza are suffering immensely, facing illness, hunger, and darkness, warns international aid organization CARE. An analysis of satellite images reveals that Gaza’s cities have experienced an enormous decrease in electricity, with nighttime light in the Gaza Strip reduced…

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Mar 1

Joint NGO Statement Calling on UN Security Council to Pass Gaza Ceasefire Resolution

ByCARE Australia March 1, 2024 0 comments

A Palestinian man is selling canned food to displaced people who have fled their homes in the northern Gaza Strip, at a market in Rafah city, near the Egyptian border in southern Gaza.

The UN Security Council has received a stark warning of the consequences of inaction regarding the crisis in Gaza, as the UN warns at least 576,000 people in the Gaza Strip are facing famine-like conditions as a result of the conflict in its latest report released to the…

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Feb 22

CARE on the two-year mark of the war in Ukraine: Life on the frontline is a daily lottery

ByCARE Australia February 22, 2024 0 comments

Photos taken in Izium, Donestk Oblast, East Ukraine. A destroyed residential building which was hit by a missile directly.

Dnipro-Odesa-Kyiv-Lviv, Ukraine – As February 24th marks the somber anniversary of the escalation of conflict in Ukraine, the world reflects on two years of relentless turmoil, suffering and devastation. The ongoing war has brought unprecedented challenges, leaving millions on the frontlines grappling with fear, uncertainty and dire living conditions. CARE is…

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Feb 13

CARE Australia appoints Morgana Ryan as interim CEO

ByCARE Australia February 13, 2024 0 comments

Last week, CARE Australia welcomed former board member Morgana Ryan as the new interim CEO, for a period of six months. Morgana commenced her transition on Monday 5th February, initially on a part-time basis, but moving to full-time prior to outgoing CEO Peter Walton’s departure in early March. Morgana joins…

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