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CARE Canada is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former board member Flora MacDonald on Sunday, July 26, at the age of 89. A long-time Canadian politician and Order of Canada recipient, MacDonald was an invaluable asset to the board of CARE Canada, and brought her passion and experience in humanitarian and international development work to the organization throughout the 1990s.
Hamdì joined CARE’s ABDISHE project, which works with women and their families in Ethiopia to grow their financial means and afford a healthy diet. Through this project, CARE helped Hamdì develop more sustainable farming methods and save the money she earned.
Landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains are bringing new challenges to the earthquake relief effort in Nepal and have already claimed lives, aid agency CARE warns.
As the third International Conference on Financing for Development in Ethiopia ends today, CARE International warns of the effect insufficient funding will have on the ambitious development agenda the world has set itself in 2015.