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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Feb 27

Australian women’s cricket captain Meg Lanning set to Walk In Her Shoes

By CARE Australia February 27, 2015 0 comments

Women and girls in developing countries walk, on average, twelve and a half times around the MCG, just to collect water for their families, says Meg Lanning. (Photo Tom Perry-CARE)

Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars Captain Meg Lanning says that with the world’s attention on Australia during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, now was the time for Australians to step up to help reduce the distances women and girls walk for water, food and healthcare in developing countries. Meg Lanning,…

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