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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 are 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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Nov 26

‘I Am a Woman in South Sudan’

By CARE Australia November 26, 2014 1 comment

“My grandmother gave birth to my mother from her kitchen. She had just finished preparing the evening meal. She served my grandfather and his friends, walked in to the kitchen and delivered my mother. It was her seventh baby, in all there were ten children.” – Miabek (male) ©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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