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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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Jun 20

A Decade of Displacement

By CARE Australia June 20, 2016 0 comments

While we consider the topic of asylum seekers a pressing political issue here in Australia, the truth is we receive about one half of a per cent of all the refugees in the world. By contrast, Sub-Saharan Africa hosts more than 26 per cent of the world’s refugee population. The…

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Feb 12

Syrian newlyweds hope love can keep them warm

By CARE Australia February 12, 2016 0 comments
Noor and Amfiraz are refugees from Syria.

After marrying in their native Syria, Noor and Amfiraz fled for their lives. © CARE

Often when people meet the love of their life, they can’t wait to start their lives together. But what if soon after marrying, conflict in your homeland forced you to flee for your lives? For Noor and Amfiraz, there has been no honeymoon, only a fraught journey across the continent in search of refuge.

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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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May 12

Budget 2015: $1 billion cuts leave Australia’s aid program on life support

By CARE Australia May 12, 2015 1 comment

The latest cuts mean that aid now represents just 25 cents of every $100 of Australia’s national economy. Photo: © Josh Estey/CARE

The $1 billion cut to international aid delivered in the 2015 Federal Budget has left Australia’s international reputation in tatters, and left thousands of families cut off from life-saving programs in Australia’s neighbourhood.

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