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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

Oct 25

Nepal earthquake: Six months on

By CARE Australia October 25, 2015 0 comments
One year later new challenges face communities recovering from the Nepal earthquake.

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When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on 25 April 2015, the world’s attention was suddenly on the developing Himalayan country. But six months on – and after all the TV crews have left – how are communities faring? CARE’s Lucy Beck tells.

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Oct 19

Typhoon Koppu slams Philippines

By CARE Australia October 19, 2015 0 comments
A powerful typhoon has battered Northern Philippines, killing at least one person and displacing more than 23,000 people. CARE is on the ground and ready to respond.

A powerful typhoon has battered Northern Philippines, killing at least one person and displacing more than 23,000 people. CARE is on the ground and ready to respond. © CARE

A powerful typhoon has battered Northern Philippines, killing at least one person and displacing more than 23,000 people. CARE is on the ground and ready to respond.

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Oct 5

OPINION: European “Migrant” Crisis predictable

By CARE Australia October 5, 2015 0 comments
A Syrian boy and refugee holds up a homemade sign with a question mark.

Uncertain futures: without increased aid to the region, what will become of Syrian refugees? © Laura Gilmour/CARE

The war in Syria has been raging for over four years. So why only now the influx to European shores? CARE Jordan’s Wouter Schaap explains how successive cuts to foreign aid in the region have forced Syrians to seek survival even further from home.

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Oct 5

El Nino to affect over 20 million

By CARE Australia October 5, 2015 0 comments
An Ethiopia woman and child walk across a parched landscape in Ethiopia.

In Ethiopia alone, the effects of El Nino are predicted to put 4.5 million people in need of food assistance. © Josh Estey/CARE

In a year of unprecedented humanitarian need, El Nino is putting tens of millions of people at risk of drought and floods. CARE is scaling up life-saving assistance and urges governments to act now to reduce the impact of the disasters to come.

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Sep 7

Bring your smile to Nepal

By CARE Australia September 7, 2015 0 comments
Travel photographer Ewen Bell is running tours to Nepal to help local communities rebuild their livelihoods post-earthquake.

Travel photographer Ewen Bell is running tours to Nepal to help local communities rebuild their livelihoods post-earthquake.

When two back-to-back earthquakes devastate Nepal, what can you do to help? If you’re travel photographer Ewen Bell you help the best way you know how. By inviting people to #BringYourSmile on two trips of a lifetime to help rebuild the tourism industry and in turn Nepalese livelihoods.

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Sep 1

Dads too soon

By CARE Australia September 1, 2015 0 comments
Artwork on wall picturing boys with text

CARE's report "Dads too soon: The child grooms of Nepal" sheds light on the harmful practise of marrying off boys young. © CARE

We often associate child marriage with girls and older men. But in Nepal, more than 10 per cent of boys are married before the age of 18. Thanks to CARE, child grooms are speaking out.

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