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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Apr 23

Yemen: A political solution must be reached to prevent humanitarian catastrophe

By CARE Australia April 23, 2015 0 comments

Following the declaration of the end of airstrikes in Yemen, international aid organisation CARE says humanitarian access must urgently improve and a political solution be reached, as the impoverished nation is facing a humanitarian catastrophe. Since airstrikes began on 26 March, the conflict in the Middle-Eastern nation has spread across…

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