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Feb 11

CARE International statement on Myanmar crisis

By CARE Australia February 11, 2021 1 comment

Responding to the unfolding crisis in Myanmar, Secretary General of the international aid organisation CARE International, Sofia Sprechmann Sineiro, said: “CARE International is gravely concerned about the safety, rights and wellbeing of the people of Myanmar in light of the unfolding crisis and suppression of peaceful…

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Dec 16

No tourists, now a super storm: Cyclone Yasa could be a double disaster for Fiji

By CARE Australia December 16, 2020 0 comments

The aid agency CARE is warning that a Category 5 cyclone heading towards Fiji could be catastrophic for the island nation already grappling with the loss of tourism income. Cyclone Yasa is currently north-west of the island nation and is predicted to make landfall late on Thursday. CARE is supporting…

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Nov 18

Women and girls at risk as people flee Ethiopia conflict for Sudan

By CARE Australia November 18, 2020 0 comments

Clashes that started in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on 4 November have already forced more than 27,000 people to flee into Sudan, and the aid agency CARE is warning that women and girls are at particular risk. The number of people crossing the border is predicted to rise…

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Nov 16

ASEAN must prevent another “Rohingya boat crisis”

By CARE Australia November 16, 2020 0 comments

Joint statement from 16 humanitarian agencies including CARE: Southeast Asian leaders must do everything they can to protect refugees and prevent a repeat of this year’s “boat crisis” when some 200 refugees lost their lives at sea, 16 humanitarian agencies said today ahead of the 37th ASEAN Summit. With the…

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Oct 23

Third storm approaches flood-ravaged Vietnam

By CARE Australia October 23, 2020 0 comments

Nearly 1 million people are already struggling with the impact of severe flooding across central Vietnam as a third tropical storm – Saudel – is predicted to make landfall this Sunday. The aid agency CARE is particularly worried about the impact on women and girls, and those already struggling with…

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