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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

Jan 17

Suffering in silence: 10 humanitarian crises you haven’t heard of

By CARE Australia January 17, 2017 0 comments

In 2016, we saw many news-breaking humanitarian crises. We watched the ongoing conflict in Syria, desperate refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea, and Hurricane Matthew decimating Haiti. Yet these headlines were just the tip of an ever-growing humanitarian iceberg. Underneath these more visible crises lay many more that never made it…

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Aug 3

Going further for health in Bolivia – Hartmann Group

By CARE Australia August 3, 2016 0 comments

Fernando Sepulveda during his CARE/Hartmann project in Bolivia

CARE and the Hartmann Group have begun a multi-year partnership that will focus on improving access to healthcare and providing health education in some of the world’s poorest communities. In April, Fernando Sepulevda, along with two colleagues from the Hartmann Group, spent ten days helping to build a health centre…

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Jul 25

South Sudan is a Five Year Old Girl

By CARE Australia July 25, 2016 0 comments

As South Sudan marked five years of independence on 9 July, violence erupted in the capital city of Juba, and the months-long peace process seemingly collapsed. The violence quickly spread to areas surrounding the city. See the conflict through the eyes of a five-year-old girl.

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Jun 8

Girls My Age Should be Wearing School Uniforms, Not Wedding Dresses

By CARE Australia June 8, 2015 0 comments

When Aya* reached the refugee camp, she thought that her life had come to an end. But what she found was the passion and challenge of her life.

Young female Syrian refugees are fighting against child marriage and advocating for education instead. One such advocate spoke with CARE’s Johanna Mitscherlich.

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Sep 10

School starts in Azraq Camp: Getting an education as a Syrian refugee

By CARE Australia September 10, 2014 0 comments

Mais* (12), “I am 12 years old and I love my country. I also love school. I hope I can go back to Syria soon and finish my school there. I will start my sixth grade here in Azraq camp. I hope I will like school here as much as I liked it in Syria and that I will find new friends.” ©Johanna Mitscherlich/CARE

CARE is helping Syrian refugee children prepare to join the formal education system.

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Jul 10

‘From Child Soldier to Peace Builder’

By CARE Australia July 10, 2014 0 comments

Blog by Simon Chol Mialith, CARE South Sudan, Peace Building and Conflict Mitigation Coordinator ‘I come from Panriang County of Unity State in South Sudan, an area that is rich of oil and where, in fact, about 50 percent of our oil reserves get explored. In 1987, when I was…

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