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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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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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May 5

Timor-Leste: A young mother’s struggles and hopes

By CARE Australia May 5, 2015 0 comments

"My hope is to be able to produce more vegetables, and start a business selling them." ~ Laura, 28-year-old mother of four (Photo: ©Josh Estey/CARE)

28-year-old Laura lives in a small village in Timor-Leste. Her life has not been easy, and you can sense the weariness on her face and in her voice when she reflects on earlier times. Laura shares her home with 12 people, including her husband and their four children. In order…

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Apr 16

‘I cannot rest while my grandchildren are hungry.’

By CARE Australia April 16, 2015 0 comments

Fainesi has been looking after her three grandchildren since their mother died during childbirth 15 years ago. Photo: © Josh Estey/CARE

Life is hard as a farmer in Malawi, but life as a grandmother can be even harder. Despite Fainesi’s relentless work to grow enough maize for her family, the  threat of hunger is constant.  Fainesi Zagwa and her three grandchildren haven’t eaten for three days.  It’s the lean season in Central…

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