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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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Jan 11

Haiti: Morning sadness under a new roof

By CARE Australia January 11, 2011 0 comments

Sabine Wilke, CARE Haiti Situated just west of Port-au-Prince, Carrefour suffered severe damage when the earthquake struck on 12 January 2010. Life has never been easy for the people living here, but since the disaster, things have become almost unbearable. In just 35 seconds, the earthquake transformed 90 per cent…

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Jul 12

Six months on

By CARE Australia July 12, 2010 0 comments

On Tuesday 12 January, six months ago today, Haiti was struck by one of the modern world’s worst disasters. A 7.0 earthquake collapsed buildings across the city of Port-au-Prince, killing over 220,000 people and leaving tens of thousands injured. Three million people were affected and as many as 1.5 million men,…

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