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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

Jun 5

I love workplace giving!

By CARE Australia June 5, 2017 0 comments

The devastation to communities in Vanuatu caused by Cyclone Pam in 2015 prompted Rose to begin making workplace contributions to CARE. Image © Ben Bohane/CARE

June is workplace giving month and we would like to say a huge thank you to all of our wonderful workplace givers. Rose Stellino, Relationship Director at Westpac, is one of our most passionate supporters and wanted to share with us why she chose to support CARE through her…

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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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Oct 28

Preparing for disaster in PNG

By CARE Australia October 28, 2013 1 comment

In 2013, nearly half of the world's natural disasters occur in the Asia-Pacific. ⒸCARE

CARE is helping people in PNG, including those living with disability, to be better protected during times of emergency.

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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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