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Who is looking out for the people who are already feeling the negative effects of climate change

 9th Oct 2009    Global

While delegates spent the past ten days negotiating for an international climate change agreement at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bangkok

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SOUTH EAST ASIA Disease brings new threat to typhoon victims

 8th Oct 2009    Many

A week after Typhoon Ketsana tore through South- East Asia, a deadly outbreak of disease is a potential threat for those who are already affected by the disaster.

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INDIA CARE relief workers reach flood affected families

 7th Oct 2009    India

DELHI, INDIA (October 7, 2009) – Heavy rains due to a depression in the Bay of Bengal and low pressure from the Arabian Sea have caused flash floods in north Karnataka and the Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh, flooding hundreds of villages and leaving homes completely submerged. Government authorities in ...

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INDONESIA Remote villages in desperate need five days after quake

 6th Oct 2009    Indonesia

PADANG PARIAMAN, SUMATRA (October 6, 2009) – As international relief operations intensify in the earthquake-shattered areas of West Sumatra, CARE is distributing aid into hard-hit areas reachable only by motorbike or on foot. CARE emergency workers say remote areas were hardest-hit by the devastating 7.6 quake Sept. 30, but have ...

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INDONESIA CARE deploys emergency relief to earthquake zone

 3rd Oct 2009    Indonesia

INDONESIA (October 3, 2009) – CARE International has deployed emergency items to the earthquake zone in Indonesia and is preparing to distribute the life-saving materials to survivors. CARE is part of a coordinated international effort to bring relief to the estimated 200,000 people affected by the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that ...

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No climate justice without gender justice

 2nd Oct 2009    Global

Momentum is building for gender equity as today more than one hundred women from Asia and around the world voiced a call for gender justice to be included in the next international climate agreement. The demonstration took place outside the current

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INDONESIA CARE deploys emergency team to Sumatra after quake

 1st Oct 2009    Indonesia

INDONESIA (October 1, 2009) – CARE Indonesia emergency team members have deployed to the earthquake-stricken city of Padang, which was hit by another massive quake today. CARE is part of a joint assessment team with government departments, other aid organizations and UN agencies to determine immediate needs of survivors.

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Historic step forward in fight to end rape in conflict

 30th Sep 2009    Global

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (September 30, 2009) – CARE International today applauded the unanimous adoption of a new UN Security Council resolution to fight sexual violence in armed conflict.

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VIETNAM LAOS PHILIPPINES CARE expands response to typhoon Ketsana

 30th Sep 2009    Many

CARE emergency teams in Vietnam and Laos are responding after Typhoon Ketsana slammed into mainland Asia yesterday, the worst typhoon the region has seen in decades. CARE’s emergency response continues in the Philippines, helping some of the nearly two million people affected by flooding as the same storm ravaged Manila ...

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INDONESIA CARE emergency teams on standby after earthquake

 30th Sep 2009    Indonesia

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (September 30, 2009) – CARE’s emergency team in Indonesia is on standby after a massive quake struck the coast of Sumatra earlier today. The quake, measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale, struck near the city of Padang, the same area that suffered a deadly quake two years ago.

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