Mar 20

CARE launches emergency appeal following Cyclone Idai in southern Africa

By CARE Australia March 20, 2019 0 comments

Aid agency CARE Australia has launched an emergency appeal to help families in southern Africa who have been affected by the devastating Cyclone Idai and subsequent flooding. Cyclone Idai has triggered a major disaster with more than 1.5 million people affected. Officials expect the death toll to rise above 1,000…

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Feb 22

The humanitarian crises you probably haven’t heard of

By CARE Australia February 22, 2019 0 comments

Aid organisation CARE International has released its annual Suffering in Silence report, highlighting the 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of the past year. Hunger and food insecurity dominate the list, with Haiti’s food crisis receiving the least international media coverage of the crises monitored by the report authors. While…

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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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Jan 5

Yemen is the crisis that the world forgot

By CARE Australia January 5, 2016 0 comments

Originally published in the Herald Sun and Herald Sun online. Small talk can be difficult with someone who lives in Yemen. Questions about family often turn to dead relatives. Talk about a bad night’s sleep and you might find yourself in a conversation about nightly bombing raids.

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Aug 4

CARE to distribute aid in flood-affected Myanmar and Bangladesh

By CARE Australia August 4, 2015 0 comments
Flooded street in Myanmar

Heavy monsoon rains have caused severe flooding in Myanmar. ©CARE

CARE Australia is preparing to distribute emergency relief supplies to areas worst affected by flooding and landslides in Myanmar and Bangladesh. In Myanmar, at least 39 people have been killed, with more than 200,000 people affected across the country. “Myanmar has been hit hard by heavy monsoon rains for the…

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