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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

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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Apr 26

Nepal Earthquake: Relief efforts rocked by aftershocks

By CARE Australia April 26, 2015 0 comments
CARE's emergency supplies reach survivors of the Nepal Earthquake

With your help we can reach the 2.8 million people in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. Photo: © CARE

CARE is responding to a devastating earthquake that struck between the Nepalese capital Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara yesterday. The death toll from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake is expected to reach the thousands, with hundreds of thousands of people having lost homes. Vital infrastructure including electricity, water and roads…

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Dec 26

10,000 letters from tsunami survivors delivered at Boxing Day Test

By CARE Australia December 26, 2014 0 comments
Volunteers hand out letters

©Daryl Snowdon/CARE

CARE Australia and the Australian cricket community have partnered in a moving event to mark 10 years since the Boxing Day tsunami, with 10,000 letters of thanks from tsunami survivors delivered to cricket fans at the Commonwealth Bank Boxing Day Test.

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