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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 8

CARE distributes Australian aid relief supplies in Nepal

By CARE Australia May 8, 2015 0 comments

Two Royal Australian Air Force C17 aircraft landed in Kathmandu, carrying hundreds of tarpaulins, blankets, hygiene kits and water purification tablets. Photo: Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Following the devastation of the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April, CARE has now distributed hundreds of relief supplies provided by the Australian Government to families across hardest-hit Gorkha district.

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May 4

Nepal Earthquake: No home to protect from the rains

By CARE Australia May 4, 2015 0 comments

Thuli is one of thousands of people in Nepal who are still sleeping outside because their home was destroyed by the massive earthquake. Photo: ©Prashanth Vishwanathan/CARE

CARE's Grishma Aryal and Holly Frew were first on the ground after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. They share the story of 72-year-old earthquake survivor, Thuli Lama, who is now forced to sleep outside her home.

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Apr 27

Nepal Earthquake: They’re scared to go inside

By CARE Australia April 27, 2015 0 comments
People are too scared to go back into their homes after the Nepal Earthquake.

"I believe that the spirit of volunteerism and the eagerness to help each other during crisis has brought the people of this country closer together," says Grishma Raj Aryal. Photo: © Lucy Beck/CARE

After a devastating earthquake hit north-west of Kathmandu on Saturday, CARE Nepal's Communications Officer, Grishma Raj Aryal, recounts the terror of experiencing it firsthand.

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Dec 10

Philippines: From being afraid to being prepared

By CARE Australia December 10, 2014 0 comments

Rona Casil works with CARE Philippines in Tacloban. Her experience as a survivor of Typhoon Haiyan meant that she and her family were well prepared for Typhoon Hagupit only one year later. ©CARE

As survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, Rona and her family were well prepared for Typhoon Hagupit.

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Sep 3

South Sudan: Unasked questions, unspoken answers

By CARE Australia September 3, 2014 0 comments

The health centres screen children for malnutrition, provide life-saving vaccines and treatment, and assist pregnant women and mothers. ©Josh Estey/CARE

Health centres in South Sudan screen children for malnutrition, provide life-saving vaccines and treatment, and assist pregnant women and mothers.

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