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Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Mar 2

I am powerful!

By CARE Australia March 2, 2011 0 comments

By Cressida Blumson, CARE Australia’s Key Partnerships Officer and Vietnam Cycle Challenge participant Day 3 Today I shouted ‘I am powerful!’ after completing a 10-kilometre mountain climb, to have Justine, one of the other challenge participants, respond, ‘I am sore!’. It’s no wonder that she’s sore – today we rode a whopping…

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Feb 10

Cutting foreign aid programs can only harm us all

By CARE Australia February 10, 2011 1 comment

An inspiring piece by our CEO Julia Newton-Howes, published in The Canberra Times, 10 February 2011  In February 2009, as my plane touched down in Zimbabwe, I learned that Victoria had been devastated by the Black Saturday bushfires. Although Zimbabwe faces massive problems of poverty and hunger, everywhere I went…

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Jan 11

Haiti: Morning sadness under a new roof

By CARE Australia January 11, 2011 0 comments

Sabine Wilke, CARE Haiti Situated just west of Port-au-Prince, Carrefour suffered severe damage when the earthquake struck on 12 January 2010. Life has never been easy for the people living here, but since the disaster, things have become almost unbearable. In just 35 seconds, the earthquake transformed 90 per cent…

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Aug 13

The water has stolen everything

By CARE Australia August 13, 2010 0 comments

By Thomas Schwarz When we started early this morning from Islamabad, I didn’t know what would be awaiting me in the region of Mardan. I had seen many reports on TV, read the papers, listened to the radio and spoken with my CARE colleagues. The whole weekend I had met…

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