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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Dec 21

Ethiopia drought: 10 million people in need of food assistance

By CARE Australia December 21, 2015 0 comments

More than 10 million people in Ethiopia are in need of emergency food assistance because of extreme drought caused by the global weather phenomenon El Nino, according to revised figures released by the Ethiopian government last week. “Right now families in drought-stricken areas are about to exhaust all available resources…

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Sep 11

El Nino drought looms for cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu

By CARE Australia September 11, 2015 0 comments

Six months after Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu, there are fears an El Nino-linked drought could create major food shortages in parts of the country, aid organisation CARE Australia warns.

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