Thank you for donating to our India & South Asia COVID-19 Emergency Appeal
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by CARE Australia
2y ago
COVID-19 overwhelmed India’s healthcare system across April – June 2021, hospitals ran out of beds, oxygen and PPE. With help from our generous supporters, CARE has reached over 10 million people with COVID-19 treatment, vaccines and preventative care. CARE has directly provided 1.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines and has worked with partners to facilitate […] The post Thank you for donating to our India & South Asia COVID-19 Emergency Appeal appeared first on CARE Australia ..read more
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The IPCC report findings are devastating for Pacific women and Pacific nations. It’s time to act.
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by CARE Australia
2y ago
COVID-19 has reshaped the way we all live, and resulted in the generational reversal of gains in gender equality. Add in the IPCC projections and the disproportionate impact climate change has on women and girls, and we have the perfect storm… On 10 August, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released their latest report […] The post The IPCC report findings are devastating for Pacific women and Pacific nations. It’s time to act. appeared first on CARE Australia ..read more
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Humanitarians: people who help people
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by CARE Australia
2y ago
Between the worsening climate crisis and COVID-19, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed – like there’s too many problems to fix to ever make a difference. But if you ask a humanitarian about making a difference, they’ll tell you: Shirleen is a humanitarian working with CARE in Fiji. When an emergency strikes, it’s her job to […] The post Humanitarians: people who help people appeared first on CARE Australia ..read more
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Ilisapeci stands up for LGBTIQ rights in Fiji
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by CARE Australia
2y ago
When emergency strikes in Fiji, Ilisapeci is one of the first humanitarian responders to leap into action.  She works for the Rainbow Pride Foundation, one of CARE’s local partners. They are an organisation dedicated to making sure LGBTIQ+ communities are protected and represented – as well as supported during a crisis like the pandemic. As […] The post Ilisapeci stands up for LGBTIQ rights in Fiji appeared first on CARE Australia ..read more
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Alice had to teach her father a lesson – about periods.
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by CARE Australia
2y ago
Life is tough for women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). So tough, in fact, that when they get their periods, they’re not welcome anywhere. There are so many myths about women’s periods, that men have almost no idea how to respond when asked about them. “People used to say that girls who […] The post Alice had to teach her father a lesson – about periods. appeared first on CARE Australia ..read more
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These local leaders are changing the world
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by CARE Australia
2y ago
These fierce, local leaders are proving that when women are given the tools to lift themselves out of poverty, they bring their families and communities with them!  When it comes to defeating poverty and helping communities withstand disasters: women are the answer. Here are just a few of them who are changing the world: Amalia, […] The post These local leaders are changing the world appeared first on CARE Australia ..read more
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“I felt as a mother that I was out of control; I felt that I couldn’t do anything for my son”
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by CARE Australia
2y ago
A staff member for CARE in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Alice is one of tens of thousands who fled the city of Goma after Mount Nyiragongo, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, erupted on 22May – killing 31 people and leaving 20,000 more homeless. “The volcano eruption was very sudden and […] The post “I felt as a mother that I was out of control; I felt that I couldn’t do anything for my son” appeared first on CARE Australia ..read more
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Beating the virus: Inspiring responses to COVID-19 one year on
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by CARE Australia
3y ago
Coronavirus has made the last 12 months challenging for many of us in Australia; for some it has meant the devastating loss of loved ones, for others they have been affected by school closures, job losses, and the harsh lockdowns isolating us from friends and family. The pandemic has, however, also given us opportunities to […] The post Beating the virus: Inspiring responses to COVID-19 one year on appeared first on CARE Australia ..read more
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Biggest floods in 50 years placing women and children at grave risk in Timor-Leste
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by CARE Australia
3y ago
Exceptional flash floods have hit Timor-Leste’s capital city, Dili, along with other major population centres including Viqueque. The floods have already reportedly claimed over 27 lives, with many areas remaining under water. Approximately 1,500 families in Dili alone have had to relocate to one of 11 emergency accommodation centres. “Women and children are 14 times […] The post Biggest floods in 50 years placing women and children at grave risk in Timor-Leste appeared first on CARE Australia ..read more
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Protected: Beating the virus: Inspiring responses to COVID-19 one year on
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by CARE Australia
3y ago
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Beating the virus: Inspiring responses to COVID-19 one year on appeared first on CARE Australia ..read more
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