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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

Aug 11

Cyclone Winston: A reminder the poor pay the price for climate-change inaction

By CARE Australia August 11, 2016 0 comments

As we mark six months since Cyclone Winston devastated Fiji, CARE Australia’s Emergency Response Manager Adam Poulter reflects on the pattern of severe storms that are becoming the new normal. We have crossed the threshold. Gone are the days when catastrophic cyclones were a once in a lifetime event. A…

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Jul 30

Julia Newton-Howes: Visiting Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam

By CARE Australia July 30, 2015 0 comments
Julia Newton-Howes and Gail Kelly in Vanuatu

CARE Australia CEO Dr Julia Newton-Howes (left) and former Westpac CEO and current Women's Empowerment Ambassador Gail Kelly (right) with a project participant in Vanuatu. © CARE/Philippe Metois

In early July, CARE CEO Dr Julia Newton-Howes visited some of our programs in Vanuatu including areas recently affected by Cyclone Pam. Here she recounts the heartbreak and hope she witnessed firsthand.

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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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