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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

Jan 17

Suffering in silence: 10 humanitarian crises you haven’t heard of

By CARE Australia January 17, 2017 0 comments

In 2016, we saw many news-breaking humanitarian crises. We watched the ongoing conflict in Syria, desperate refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea, and Hurricane Matthew decimating Haiti. Yet these headlines were just the tip of an ever-growing humanitarian iceberg. Underneath these more visible crises lay many more that never made it…

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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 is 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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Jun 21

Syrian Refugee Crisis: The spiralling politics of fear and the imperative for compassion

By CARE Australia June 21, 2016 0 comments
Syrian refugee families in Turkey, telling their harrowing stories of leaving their home country to protect their children. You can help Syrian Refugee families by donating to CARE's Syrian Refugee Crisis Appeal at: www.care.org.au/syria today. Photo credit: Ella Pellegrini/News Corp

Syrian families living on the Turkish/Syrian border telling their harrowing stories of fleeing the Aleppo region. ©Ella Pellegrini/ News Corp

Over 51 million people are currently displaced by conflict; the highest number since the Second World War. The Syrian crisis has sent millions into neighbouring countries, creating a growing need for compassion and humanitarian assistance. CARE International's Chloe Day talks about her experiences, whilst working in Turkey.

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