Archive for October 2018

The male feminist: a Halloween conundrum

Par Darcy Knoll, spécialiste des Communications, CARE Canada Messieurs! Vous en avez assez d’être des pirates sexy ou des policiers virils? Trouvez-vous que l’industrie des costumes d’Halloween vous réduit à des stéréotypes et vous représente mal? Cette année, pourquoi ne pas choisir un costume qui démontre votre facette féministe? Au bureau où je travaille, un…

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Fleeing Venezuela: Outside the law and at serious risk

Milagros Rincon, une mère de trois enfants qui est âgée de 31 ans, a voyagé avec sa famille pendant plusieurs jours du Venezuela à la Colombie puis en Équateur. Le voyage s’est fait en autobus et à pied. Le parcours a été long, dit-elle. Comme elle, de nombreuses personnes n’ont eu d’autre choix que de…

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Five empowered costumes to add to your closet this Halloween

ShareTweetShareEmail Five empowered costumes to add to your closet this Halloween Oct 24, 2018 Opening our basement storage closest can feel like stepping into another world. Moby Dick takes up the most space, but there’s also Bat Girl, a Minion, Jabba the Hutt and a host of random woodland creatures. With each passing year as…

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CARE distributes aid kits to survivors of the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

CARE is distributing hygiene kits to around 1,000 households over the coming days. Distributions will target some of those worst affected by the earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. Lack of clean water and access to sanitation facilities are two of the biggest problems currently facing survivors of the earthquake. “People have…

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15 Minutes on World Hunger and Food Waste

Episode Transcript Kasia Souchen: 00:01 Hello and welcome to 15 minutes to change the world. Where in 15 minutes. You can learn a bit more about the world and how you can help change it. Today we look into food waste here at home and around the world. Did you know that 1.3 trillion tons…

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CARE begins procurement of key relief items for Indonesia earthquake response

CARE aims to target some of the most remote and in-need communities affected by the earthquake and tsunami JAKARTA — CARE has begun procurement of key relief items including shelter and sanitation kits with the aim of reaching some of the most remote and, as yet, unassisted communities devastated by last Friday’s earthquake and tsunami.…

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CARE responds to earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia

CARE Canada launches appeal to help survivors JAKARTA — The death toll from the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi grew to more than 1,200 today as rescuers fought to reach the worst-affected areas. CARE will focus its planned response mainly in the Donggala area, north of Palu city –…

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Indonesia: CARE begins emergency response activities as death toll soars

(Jakarta, Indonesia) – International humanitarian organization CARE has begun preparations for an assessment of the damages caused by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that has left at least 832 people dead and a further 540 injured on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. This assessment will allow CARE to begin immediately assisting those affected by the…

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