Dec 17

Still no relief for aid budget despite projected surplus

By CARE Australia December 17, 2018 0 comments

The Australian Government has announced a further setback to its already eroded overseas aid program, despite today’s budget surplus announcement. CARE Australia Chief Executive Sally Moyle said five years of aid cuts were already having devastating consequences for people living in poverty in neighbouring countries. “Australian aid provides lifesaving healthcare,…

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May 24

CARE Australia launches Disaster Response Depot in preparation for humanitarian emergencies

By CARE Australia May 24, 2016 0 comments

CARE Australia has today launched its online Disaster Response Depot, allowing Australians to help the organisation keep its emergency response warehouse in Brisbane stocked to meet future humanitarian crises. CARE Australia’s Emergency Response Manager Adam Poulter said the launch comes as we’re seeing the highest levels of human suffering since…

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Apr 21

One year after Nepal earthquakes: Thousands of survivors still lack basic necessities

By CARE Australia April 21, 2016 0 comments

The Dalits of Barpak have become landless after the earthquake. They have constructed temporary shelters in a land that belongs to the government. CARE is planning on training community leaders and government officials on disseminating information related to housing, land and property issues for which it requires additional funding . GRISHMA RAJ ARYAL/CARE

A year on from the devastating earthquakes in Nepal, aid agency CARE Australia is calling for reconstruction efforts to be accelerated. The magnitude-7.8 earthquake, which struck on 25 April 2015, and a further massive quake on 12 May killed nearly 9,000 people and injured more than 22,000 others. CARE’s Country…

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Oct 9

Out of school and into marriage: 39,000 girls forced to marry every day

By CARE Australia October 9, 2015 0 comments

Girls in 26 countries are more likely to be forced into marriage than to enroll in secondary school, research from CARE has found. The report, Vows of Poverty, has been released to mark the International Day of the Girl on 11 October and provides a snapshot of the forces that…

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