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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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ECUADOR CARE responds as Ecuador struggles to weather worst floods in 25 years

 21st Mar 2008    Ecuador

ECUADOR (March 21, 2008) – The worst floods in 25 years have killed 37 people and affected an estimated 3.6 million others, according to the Ecuadorian Ministry of Coastal Areas.

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MOZAMBIQUE CARE seeks aid for cyclone victims

 19th Mar 2008    Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE (March 19, 2008) – CARE is seeking $475,000 to aid families who lost their homes and livelihoods after Cyclone Jokwe struck Mozambique on March 7-8.

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Climate Change Could Worsen Inequality between Men and Women

 8th Mar 2008    Global

GENEVA (8 March, 2008) – In poor communities around the world, natural disasters disproportionately affect women. When disasters strike, women typically have less cash savings, lower levels of education and smaller social networks to draw upon than men.

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LAOS Tackling bird flu

 3rd Mar 2008    Laos

When the latest avian influenza outbreak hit northern Laos this month, a local veterinarian picked up the phone and called the new national avian influenza hotline.

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TAJIKISTAN USAID and DFID provide USD659 000 to CAREs emergency response

 26th Feb 2008    Global

CARE has scaled up its emergency distributions of food and emergency supplies to people in crisis-stricken Tajikistan with new funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

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MADAGASCAR CARE Intensifies Search for Marginalized Cyclone Victims

 26th Feb 2008    Madagascar

MADAGASCAR (February 26, 2008) – CARE International is accelerating its response to humanitarian suffering and damage caused by Cyclone Ivan. As more information becomes available estimates now indicate that nearly 228,000 persons have been directly affected by the storm, which has left more than 60 persons dead and more than148,000 ...

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MADAGASCAR CARE Leads Response as Thousands Are Affected By Cyclone Ivan

 22nd Feb 2008    Madagascar

MADAGASCAR (February 22, 2008) – CARE International is leading an aggressive, rapid response to damage caused by Cyclone Ivan which struck the East Coast of Madagascar with torrential rains and winds of up to 70 mph. Early estimates are that up to 150,000 persons have been directly affected.

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MADAGASCAR CARE responding to Cyclone Ivan

 17th Feb 2008    Madagascar

MADAGASCAR (February 17, 2008) – Cyclone Ivan hit the northeastern coast of Madagascar Sunday with winds up to 200 kilometers per hour and a sea surge that is expected to cause widespread damage.

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