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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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Nov 9

El Nino: Crisis on our doorstep

By CARE Australia November 9, 2015 0 comments
A man holds up a meagre crop harvest in Papua New Guinea,

Communities in Papua New Guinea and other Pacific nations are facing food shortages due to El Nino. © CARE

Financial aid from the Australian Government to help some of our closest neighbours mitigate the effects of El Nino has been welcomed. $9 million has been pledged to Pacific countries facing food and water shortages including Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu. However, continued assistance will be needed.

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Oct 14

Three meals a day in Timor-Leste

By CARE Australia October 14, 2015 0 comments

Judith and her family used to face extreme hunger. ©Tom Greenwood/CARE

Here's some food for thought for World Food Day this Friday 16 October: 795 million people around the world do not have enough to eat. That's why CARE is working with communities like Judith's in Timor Leste to help bring this number down to zero.

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Oct 5

El Nino to affect over 20 million

By CARE Australia October 5, 2015 0 comments
An Ethiopia woman and child walk across a parched landscape in Ethiopia.

In Ethiopia alone, the effects of El Nino are predicted to put 4.5 million people in need of food assistance. © Josh Estey/CARE

In a year of unprecedented humanitarian need, El Nino is putting tens of millions of people at risk of drought and floods. CARE is scaling up life-saving assistance and urges governments to act now to reduce the impact of the disasters to come.

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Jul 20

Nepal Earthquake: Seeds of hope

By CARE Australia July 20, 2015 0 comments
CARE Nepal's Food Security Advisor Kabir Ekramul

With training in innovative farming methods, CARE Nepal's Kabir Ekramul believes Nepalese communities now have a brighter future ahead. © CARE

After two devastating earthquakes, how will Nepal recover? And how can the country become more resilient to disasters in the future? CARE Nepal's Food Security Advisor Kabir Ekramul explains how innovative farming methods are creating a way forward.

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