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11 Dec 2013 description

Disasters have a devastating impact on development. Families lose homes, livelihoods and loved ones; communities lose businesses, jobs and services; children – particularly girls – miss school, and the list of impacts goes on. The incidence of disasters from natural hazards is increasing in every region of the world; reported weather-related disasters have tripled in 30 years.

12 Nov 2013 description
report CARE

Report reveals pitiful spending on projects addressing gender inequality, as London meeting to counter violence against women in crisis begins

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 17:14

25 Oct 2013 description

A framework for establishing an international mechanism to address climate change loss and damage at the UN climate talks in Warsaw (COP19)

As global warming continues at an alarming rate, communities around the world are already suffering from unprecedented losses as a result of extreme weather and slow onset climate-related disasters. With no sign of the collective global action required to tackle the climate crisis, the sheer scale of climate impacts which cannot be adapted to is only set to get worse.

03 Oct 2013 description
report CARE

International aid organisation CARE Australia is calling on Australians to think about the true value of their toilet.

CARE Australia has launched a Toilet Appeal, which aims to raise over $230,000 by the end of October for water and sanitation projects in the some of the 71 countries where CARE works.

10 Sep 2013 description
report CARE

CARE International launches report in Geneva on Thursday, September 12 at side event of the 24th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Geneva, September 10, 2013. Aid agency CARE International launches a new report showing research findings on women’s participating in the Arab spring and outlining how international donor policy needs to adapt to the changing context across the Arab region in the wake of the Arab Spring.

04 Jun 2013 description
report CARE

As world leaders prepare for the Hunger Summit in London on 8 June, international aid organisation CARE Australia is urging governments around the world to put female small-scale farmers in developing countries at the centre of efforts to end hunger.

Focusing on women is vital because women account for 60 to 80 per cent of food production in developing countries, and yet only five per cent of government agricultural services, such as training in agriculture techniques and livestock vaccination programs, ever reach women farmers.

29 Apr 2013 description

The single most important thing governments can do to end global hunger is to support the millions of poor women farming tiny plots of land in developing countries, a new report by a group of international charities says today.

10 Apr 2013 description
report CARE

Executive Summary

CARE has provided water+ services to developing countries for over 55 years and is currently working on more than 180 such projects in over 40 countries. Throughout the years CARE has focused on both emergency response and long-term development; recently the organization has emphasized building the capacity of local institutions, strengthening community-led water resource management (WRM) and total sanitation, and adopting an integrated water resource management (IWRM) approach.