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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 14

Five ways you can help prevent hunger

By CARE Australia March 14, 2016 1 comment
People prepare a nutrition meal.

Thanks to caring supporters like you who help stop hunger at its source, many food crises never happen. © CARE

We often hear about hunger around the world. Much of this is caused by shifting global weather patterns such as El Nino , which make it even harder for the world’s poor to grow crops for food and income. So what can you do? Here are five ways you can help.

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Jan 13

The world’s largest crisis you’ve probably never heard of

By CARE Australia January 13, 2016 0 comments
Yemeni children caught up in the world's largest humanitarian crisis.

The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in Yemen is 21 million - that's more than those in need in Syria and South Sudan combined. © CARE

With over 21 million in need, the number of people requiring urgent humanitarian assistance in Yemen is more than in Syria and South Sudan combined. After recently visiting the region, CARE's Gender in Emergencies Specialist Isadora Quay explains why we can no longer ignore a crisis affecting 21 million people.

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May 22

‘Humanitarian catastrophe’ in South Sudan

By CARE Australia May 22, 2014 0 comments

Donate to CARE’s South Sudan Appeal by Robert Glasser, CARE International Secretary General Three years ago, the world witnessed the birth of a new nation, as the people of South Sudan united in eager, hopeful anticipation. People sang independence songs, and a huge clock in the centre of…

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Jul 17

Lesotho food crisis: A never-ending story

By CARE Australia July 17, 2013 0 comments

The current food crisis in Lesotho means that more than one-third of the population doesn’t have enough to eat. Drought, late rains, early frost and a recent pest infestation have destroyed vital crops. Adding to the issue of food insecurity are crippling health problems; every fourth person in Lesotho is…

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Apr 12

Why cash vouchers instead of food? Insights into CARE Lesotho’s emergency relief

By CARE Australia April 12, 2013 0 comments

By Teshome Assefa, Team Leader, CARE Lesotho CARE Lesotho is currently distributing cash vouchers to 210 households affected by the serious food crisis in Linakaneng and Moeketsane villages of Mokhotling district, North Eastern Lesotho. The cash vouchers are valued at 500 Maluti (62.5 USD), the standard cash ration for emergency…

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