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MYANMAR CARE launches appeal

 6th May 2008    Myanmar

As little as 6 euros can provide plastic sheeting to give shelter for a family or enough food for a mother and her children for a week. DONATE NOW: For Switzerland: CCP :17-586-625 and mention "Myanmar appeal". For other countries: please give through your nearest CARE Member.

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MYANMAR CARE appeals to the public as death toll from cyclone Nargis rises

 6th May 2008    Myanmar

As little as 6 euros can provide plastic sheeting to give shelter for a family or enough food for a mother and her children for a week. DONATE NOW: For Switzerland: CCP :17-586-625 and mention "Myanmar appeal". For other countries: please give through your nearest CARE Member.

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MYANMAR CARE Engaged in Cyclone Disaster

 5th May 2008    Myanmar

GENEVA (May 5, 2008) – CARE is cooperating with the UN and Myanmar government authorities to assess the destruction from Tropical Cyclone Nargis, and is prepared to respond with immediate aid. Myanmar’s state-owned television and radio reported that 4,000 people died in the storm which struck Myanmar on Saturday.

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AFGHANISTAN CARE Calls For Quality Education For All Girls Included

 21st Apr 2008    Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN (April 21, 2008) – Great achievements have been made in the education sector in Afghanistan. However, more must be done to ensure that girls are not excluded from education. Currently, only 35 percent of enrolled children are girls. And, despite overall increase in numbers of enrolled children, the percentage ...

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CARE and Oxfam call for fundamental changes in tackling global hunger and food price hikes

 18th Apr 2008    Global

April 18, 2008 – CARE and Oxfam today declared the international aid system not fit for purpose and called for fundamental changes in order to tackle the challenge of food price hikes and impending food crises in East and West Africa. The call comes at the end of a conference ...

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HORN OF AFRICA Hunger Crisis Looming If Rains Fail This Month

 17th Apr 2008    Many

GENEVA (April 17, 2008) – An estimated 14 million people in the Horn of Africa are facing a food emergency just two years following the worst drought in decades, CARE International warned today. Without significant rain this month, millions of people, already left devastated and vulnerable by the 2006 emergency, ...

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CARE and OXFAM organize a forum to rethink the international response to world hunger

 14th Apr 2008    Global

GENEVA (April 14, 2008) – Despite years of international relief efforts, hunger is on the increase. An estimated 10 million people die from the effects of malnutrition each year, and 850 million suffer from hunger worldwide.

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SUDAN Two Million People Risk Being Cut Off From Assistance

 11th Apr 2008    Sudan

Fourteen international aid agencies today warned that vital assistance to millions of people across Sudan will soon be put in jeopardy unless there is renewed commitment to provide long-term funding for humanitarian flights in the country.

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AFGHANISTAN Coalition Of Aid Agencies Say Major Donors Failing Afghanistan

 25th Mar 2008    Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN (March 25, 2008) – Western countries are failing to deliver on their promises of aid to Afghanistan to the tune of $10 billion, according to a new report written by the Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief (ACBAR). ACBAR is an alliance of 94 national and international non-governmental organizations ...

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BOLIVIA CARE distributes tools and seeds to boost recovery from disaster

 25th Mar 2008    Bolivia

BOLIVIA CARE distributes tools and seeds to boost recovery from disaster

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