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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

Jun 20

A Decade of Displacement

By CARE Australia June 20, 2016 0 comments

While we consider the topic of asylum seekers a pressing political issue here in Australia, the truth is we receive about one half of a per cent of all the refugees in the world. By contrast, Sub-Saharan Africa hosts more than 26 per cent of the world’s refugee population. The…

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May 2

Providing a safe haven in the Horn of Africa

By CARE Australia May 2, 2016 0 comments

Dadaab refugee camps: Twenty-five years of CARE’s support Since the creation of the Dadaab refugee camps, 25 years ago in 1991, CARE has provided lifesaving assistance and support to the refugee families that live there. The camps were originally built to hold only 90,000 people, but have grown over the…

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Jul 10

‘From Child Soldier to Peace Builder’

By CARE Australia July 10, 2014 0 comments

Blog by Simon Chol Mialith, CARE South Sudan, Peace Building and Conflict Mitigation Coordinator ‘I come from Panriang County of Unity State in South Sudan, an area that is rich of oil and where, in fact, about 50 percent of our oil reserves get explored. In 1987, when I was…

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May 6

Celebrating mothers around the world

By CARE Australia May 6, 2014 0 comments

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers around the world! This Mother’s Day, we celebrate the millions of amazing mothers CARE is supporting, who are helping their families and communities overcome poverty. Palmira Sanches won an award for being a role model parent in one of CARE’s education projects in Timor-Leste.

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Jul 20

One Year On: Stories from East Africa

By CARE Australia July 20, 2012 0 comments

Water, the Elixir of Life: CARE's goal is to provide sufficient quantities of water to the existing and new refugee populations. This includes the maintenance of 20 existing boreholes and over 170 km of pipes. To meet the increasing needs in influx areas, CARE also provides potable water through water trucking services. Proper hygiene is being promoted through hygiene committees from among the refugee population, focusing on hand washing, safe waste disposal and safe water storage and use. This potable water tank is in the influx area of Ifo camp. Photo: CARE/Niki Clark

One year ago, East Africa experienced the worst drought in 60 years

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Sep 28

CARE mourns Wangari Maathai

By CARE Australia September 28, 2011 0 comments

Wangari Maathai was the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. CARE supported her ‘Green Belt Movement’ for years. She died on 25 September, aged 71. Wangari Maathai at a workshop co-sponsored by CARE International in Kenya. They called her ‘Mama Miti’, the Mother of Trees. Wangari Maathai,…

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Sep 15

Dadaab Camp: 19 years of service

By CARE Australia September 15, 2011 0 comments

By Niki Clark, CARE Emergency Media Relations Officer Niki Clark in Dadaab. Image: Sabine Wilke/CARE. As I experienced during my trip to Kenya in November, and as I am once again experiencing here in Dadaab now, nothing — absolutely nothing — compares with the dedication and passion of CARE’s employees…

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