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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…

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Feb 11

CARE International statement on Myanmar crisis

By CARE Australia February 11, 2021 0 comments

Responding to the unfolding crisis in Myanmar, Secretary General of the international aid organisation CARE International, Sofia Sprechmann Sineiro, said: “CARE International is gravely concerned about the safety, rights and wellbeing of the people of Myanmar in light of the unfolding crisis and suppression of peaceful…

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Dec 16

No tourists, now a super storm: Cyclone Yasa could be a double disaster for Fiji

By CARE Australia December 16, 2020 0 comments

The aid agency CARE is warning that a Category 5 cyclone heading towards Fiji could be catastrophic for the island nation already grappling with the loss of tourism income. Cyclone Yasa is currently north-west of the island nation and is predicted to make landfall late on Thursday. CARE is supporting…

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Nov 18

Women and girls at risk as people flee Ethiopia conflict for Sudan

By CARE Australia November 18, 2020 0 comments

Clashes that started in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on 4 November have already forced more than 27,000 people to flee into Sudan, and the aid agency CARE is warning that women and girls are at particular risk. The number of people crossing the border is predicted to rise…

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