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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

Oct 25

Nepal earthquake: Six months on

By CARE Australia October 25, 2015 0 comments
One year later new challenges face communities recovering from the Nepal earthquake.

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When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on 25 April 2015, the world’s attention was suddenly on the developing Himalayan country. But six months on – and after all the TV crews have left – how are communities faring? CARE’s Lucy Beck tells.

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Sep 20

Gimme shelter

By CARE Australia September 20, 2015 0 comments
Nepali man rebuilds house after the 25 April earthquake.

"Those that have been affected are often the ones who best know their own needs and the most culturally and geographically appropriate response. It is then up to us to tailor our response around this," says Lex Kassenberg. Photo: Prashanth Vishwanathan/CARE

Many of us take having a roof over our heads for granted. Until we don’t. When the Nepal earthquake hit in April this year, for many people losing their house wasn’t just about losing their home. It also meant losing their protection from the elements, food stores, livestock and livelihoods.

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Sep 7

Bring your smile to Nepal

By CARE Australia September 7, 2015 0 comments
Travel photographer Ewen Bell is running tours to Nepal to help local communities rebuild their livelihoods post-earthquake.

Travel photographer Ewen Bell is running tours to Nepal to help local communities rebuild their livelihoods post-earthquake.

When two back-to-back earthquakes devastate Nepal, what can you do to help? If you’re travel photographer Ewen Bell you help the best way you know how. By inviting people to #BringYourSmile on two trips of a lifetime to help rebuild the tourism industry and in turn Nepalese livelihoods.

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Aug 28

Perth teen: Nepal quake scariest moment of my life

By CARE Australia August 28, 2015 0 comments
Raoul (left) took this selfie 30 minutes after the first quake. Him and his friends Jalada and Rin sheltered behind a boulder.

Raoul (left) took this selfie 30 minutes after the first quake. Him and his friends Jalada and Rin sheltered behind a boulder. Photo: Raoul Poncin/CARE

Perth teen Raoul, 19, was trekking through the Himalayas with friends Jalada, 18 and Rin, 19 when the magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck on 25 April. Read Raoul’s firsthand account and why he wants to repay the kindness of locals who helped them in the aftermath.

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Jul 21

Fremantle cafe raises $5,500 for Nepal Earthquake Appeal

By CARE Australia July 21, 2015 0 comments
Guest speakers for the fundraiser talk about their experiences being caught up in the Nepal disaster while trekking.

Guest speakers for the night (pictured from left to right) Raoul, Jalada, Rin and Milo speak about their Nepal experiences. Photo: © Layla Henderson

Earlier this month, Fremantle café Little Lefroy’s held a fundraiser for those affected by the Nepal earthquake raising around $5,500 in much-needed funds. But they’re not finished yet …

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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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