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Mar 20

Short window to prepare the world’s poorest countries for COVID-19: aid agency

By CARE Australia March 20, 2020 0 comments

The international aid agency CARE is today calling for more support for poor countries and refugee camps to prepare for coronavirus, before it’s too late. Vulnerable people urgently need clean water, soap, information on how to prevent the virus, and better health care. “Now is the time to show solidarity…

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Mar 16

CARE Australia staff to continue their lifesaving work from home

By CARE Australia March 16, 2020 0 comments

CARE Australia staff will be temporarily working from home from Tuesday, 17 March 2020, for an initial period of two weeks.  The decision has been made as a precautionary public health step in response to the escalating COVID-19 coronavirus, taking into account a number of factors.

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Feb 27

Syria: War changes women but not always the way we think

By CARE Australia February 27, 2020 0 comments

Nine years of war have taken a significant toll on Syrian women. Despite difficult circumstances, many have found greater independence amidst the turmoil, finds a report released by the aid agency CARE today. Families who have taken refuge in neighbouring countries, as well as those who remain in…

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Jan 13

CARE ready to respond to Philippines’ Taal Volcano

By CARE Australia January 13, 2020 0 comments

On Sunday afternoon the Taal Volcano, located 70km from the Philippines’ capital, Manila, had a steam driven explosion. It has since been in a period of unrest, resulting to 75 volcanic earthquakes as of 5am Monday local time. The government of Batangas province has declared a state of calamity and…

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