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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 9

A Cruel and Deceptive Green

By CARE Australia March 9, 2016 0 comments
CARE’s El Nino Crisis Response – Papua New Guinea

Barbara Jackson speaks with community members in the Chauve district of Papua New Guinea. Photo: Sam Bolitho/CARE.

A Cruel and Deceptive Green It’s lusciously green all around us in this Eastern highland community in Chauve province of Papua New Guinea.  Deceptively and almost cruelly green.  My colleagues from CARE Papua New Guinea and I have driven two hours from Goroka, the capital of the…

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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 7

Snapshot: CARE’s work in Simbari, PNG

By CARE Australia October 7, 2014 2 comments

Skaila is a mother of three, a CARE-trained maternal health volunteer (MHV) and the female representative for the local Ward Development Committee. Her main source of income is growing coffee. To sell her coffee at market in town, she must make a dangerous and backbreaking six-day return journey through the mountains. ©Tom Greenwood/CARE

CARE works to improve the lives of marginalised and remote communities in PNG.

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