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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

Jul 25

South Sudan is a Five Year Old Girl

By CARE Australia July 25, 2016 0 comments

As South Sudan marked five years of independence on 9 July, violence erupted in the capital city of Juba, and the months-long peace process seemingly collapsed. The violence quickly spread to areas surrounding the city. See the conflict through the eyes of a five-year-old girl.

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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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Dec 7

Martha’s choice

By CARE Australia December 7, 2015 0 comments
A mother and her child receive medical attention at a health clinic in South Sudan.

CARE is helping provide much-needed healthcare for mothers and infants in South Sudan, supporting 22 health clinics in Unity State. © CARE

In July 2011 South Sudan celebrated independence. By December 2013, conflict had begun. As we mark two years of the current conflict, lack of healthcare means mothers like Martha are being asked to make impossible choices.

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Oct 26

Hospital cover

By CARE Australia October 26, 2015 0 comments
A baby swaddled in cloth in South Sudan

Without more medical facilities in South Sudan, the lives of newborn babies and their mothers will be at risk. © CARE

Even before the conflict which has engulfed the world’s newest nation since December 2013, South Sudan only had 37 hospitals. That’s only a handful of emergency medical facilities for a population around half the size of Australia’s. Find out how CARE is helping.

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Jun 11

Hope, not hopeless: a future for South Sudan

By CARE Australia June 11, 2015 0 comments

"Throughout this crisis, the people of South Sudan have shown extraordinary resilience and dignity. They continue to hope for a better future, and we must not disappoint that hope," says CARE's Secretary General and CEO, Dr. Wolfgang Jamann. Photo: © Josh Estey/CARE

CARE's Secretary General and CEO, Dr. Wolfgang Jamann, believes that we must take a long view for South Sudan's future to ensure hopes are realised.

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