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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

Mar 16

Cyclone Pam: CARE deeply concerned about impact on remote islands

By CARE Australia March 16, 2015 2 comments
Vanuatu, Damaged boats and dense debris

Vanuatu, Damaged boats and dense debris, Photo CARE, Ingha Mephan

Country team to distribute relief supplies, international experts have arrived to support response. Three days after Cyclone Pam devastated the island state of Vanuatu, many remote communities remain isolated and cut off from communications. ‘We are extremely concerned about the Southern Islands of Erromango, Tanna, Aniwa and Futuna…

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Nov 19

World Toilet Day: Better hygiene means a better life

By CARE Australia November 19, 2014 0 comments

CARE International in Lebanon, in cooperation with partner Somoud Foundation, held a Hand Washing Festival for children from Syrian refugee families and local beneficiaries. The event took place in the beginning of November in Qalamoun, Tripoli and included games, theatre performances and songs for children in order to raise awareness of good hygiene practices in poorer quality living conditions. Hygiene materials and colouring kits were also distributed in cooperation with UNICEF. ©CARE

CARE is helping Syrian refugee communities with access clean water and sanitation.

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Sep 10

School starts in Azraq Camp: Getting an education as a Syrian refugee

By CARE Australia September 10, 2014 0 comments
young girl in Syrian refugee camp participating in education program provided by CARE

Mais* (12), “I am 12 years old and I love my country. I also love school. I hope I can go back to Syria soon and finish my school there. I will start my sixth grade here in Azraq camp. I hope I will like school here as much as I liked it in Syria and that I will find new friends.” ©Johanna Mitscherlich/CARE

CARE is helping Syrian refugee children prepare to join the formal education system.

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Aug 13

Working in South Sudan: a photo story

By CARE Australia August 13, 2014 0 comments

CARE and World Food Programme staff work into the night to record the days activities during a rapid response mission to Pagak in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State. © Dan Alder/CARE

Working in South Sudan holds many challenges for staff to deliver life-saving assistance. A few of them are explained below. Impassable roads Delivering aid in South Sudan is a challenging endeavour – the country has very few paved roads and supplies can only be transported by air or boat. During…

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