The $1 billion cut to international aid delivered in the 2015 Federal Budget has left Australia’s international reputation in tatters, and left thousands of families cut off from life-saving programs in Australia’s neighbourhood.
Media release: ceasefire a pivotal moment, but 2.5 million still facing severe hunger
Three years after famine was declared in Somalia, CARE has joined other aid agencies to warn the global community that the east African nation is now at high risk of relapse unless support is significantly increased. During the famine, 260,000 Somali lives were lost to hunger, malnutrition and disease. In the three years since famine […]
Exactly three years on from scenes of joyful celebration that marked the birth of a new nation, South Sudan is now home to of one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises and edging closer to full-scale famine. More than 10,000 people have been killed since the outbreak of violence in December last year. More than […]
Rain rules the lives of rural Ethiopians. When drought came to the district of Mesela, people coped by reducing their number of daily meals, and selling their remaining livestock (often their most important assets). In December 2011, CARE initiated a livelihoods recovery project with funding from the Austrian Development Agency, distributing cereal and vegetable seeds, […]
CARE offers vital food, water and relief supplies to thousands of refugees displaced by drought in the Horn of Africa.