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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

Aug 2

Far below what Australians find acceptable (or imaginable?)

By CARE Australia August 2, 2016 0 comments

© Josh Estey/CARE

When I worked on the Independent Review of Aid Effectiveness – five years ago and a world away– I advocated for the Australian aid objective to be articulated in such a way that it emphasised that Australian aid was there to help those who lived in unacceptably bad conditions. The Review…

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Oct 28

Preparing for disaster in PNG

By CARE Australia October 28, 2013 1 comment

In 2013, nearly half of the world's natural disasters occur in the Asia-Pacific. ⒸCARE

CARE is helping people in PNG, including those living with disability, to be better protected during times of emergency.

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Sep 27

Zimbabwe: School toilets give community a healthier future

By CARE Australia September 27, 2013 0 comments

Alyson* has taken her sanitation and hygiene knowledge from school home to her family. ©Josh Estey/CARE

CARE provides safe water, hygiene promotion and sanitation facilities to help keep children in school.

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Sep 12

Mothers making education count in Malawi

By CARE Australia September 12, 2013 2 comments

Lobina is a member of the Mothers’ Group in her village, who volunteer their time to help keep children in school. ©Josh Estey/CARE

CARE-led mothers' groups in Malawi volunteer their time to help keep children in school

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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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Jun 27

Feeding the family: a shared burden

By CARE Australia June 27, 2013 6 comments

Isabel with her husband, Januario, and their six children. They live in the remote highlands of Timor-Leste's Liquica district. ©Tom Greenwood/CARE

CARE improves access to community health services in Timor-Leste for malnourished children and pregnant and breastfeeding women.

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