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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

Aug 11

Cyclone Winston: A reminder the poor pay the price for climate-change inaction

By Gavin McDonnel August 11, 2016 0 comments

As we mark six months since Cyclone Winston devastated Fiji, CARE Australia’s Emergency Response Manager Adam Poulter reflects on the pattern of severe storms that is becoming the new normal. We have crossed the threshold. Gone are the days when catastrophic cyclones were a once in a lifetime event. A…

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Sep 14

Bilingual education in Cambodia

By CARE Australia September 14, 2015 3 comments

Khmer – Cambodia’s national language – is the only language of instruction in public schools, but few of the ethnic groups in the north-east provinces speak or understand it. ©Laura Hill/CARE

In Cambodia, CARE is helping children from remote ethnic groups go to school and learn in their native language for the first time.

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Mar 20

Obituary: Rt Hon. Malcolm Fraser, AC, CH

By CARE Australia March 20, 2015 18 comments

Rt Hon. Malcolm Fraser, AC, CH was the Founding Chair of international aid organisation CARE Australia and Chair from 1987-2001. He was also President of CARE International from 1991 to 1995, and its Vice-President for the next four years. Malcolm Fraser, CARE Australia’s Founding Chair Through CARE Australia, Malcolm put…

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Dec 10

Philippines: From being afraid to being prepared

By CARE Australia December 10, 2014 0 comments

Rona Casil works with CARE Philippines in Tacloban. Her experience as a survivor of Typhoon Haiyan meant that she and her family were well prepared for Typhoon Hagupit only one year later. ©CARE

As survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, Rona and her family were well prepared for Typhoon Hagupit.

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Dec 10

‘I Am a Woman in South Sudan’ #2

By CARE Australia December 10, 2014 0 comments

“A South Sudanese woman is strong, enduring and resilient. She gives birth to life and takes utmost care of these lives under difficult conditions where almost nothing exists. They endlessly till the land, they risk their lives and trek long distances to look for water and firewood – all in the name of providing for their households” – Elizabeth
Image Ⓒ Josh Estey/CARE

Women and girls continue to bear the brunt of close to a year of conflict and humanitarian crisis.

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