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CBM Australia Media Release: 29/05/20

29/05/2020 CBM Australia welcomes Australia’s international COVID-19 response, though warns that ambition without investment will leave people with disabilities further...

URGENT BULLETIN : Latest Report From the Field

LATEST REPORT FROM THE FIELD   HYGIENE CRISIS: SOAP IS LIKE GOLD DUST NOW Here in Australia we’re well used to the...

An Urgent Message from CBM Bangladesh 

I write to you from Dhaka the capital of Bangladesh asking you please to help us now, today. Our...

Cucu’s Journey to Greater Inclusion

Cucu Saidah’s work as a disability advocate and inclusion advisor has taken her from her homeland Indonesia to Japan,...

Gerard’s Story

Gerard Ybanez looks up from his work desk. He stops soldering microchips in his outdoor electronics repair shop at his parents’ sprawling house on the road from Madredejos. “I fix...

Celebrating our volunteers this National Volunteers Week

What does 26,500 hours of donated time look like? The answer can be seen in...

The need for early intervention in treatable conditions: a story from Ethiopia

Early intervention is crucial in addressing treatable conditions and...

Abdurahman had a dream that he wanted to work a motorcycle repair shop

Abdurrahman (above left) is helping a car mechanic during...

Ibu Mariti’s Cataract Surgery

Ibu Mariti looks lovingly at her son, something she wasn’t able to do when she had cataracts. Ibu Mariti lives in East Java with her...

The challenge of an inclusive government response to COVID-19: Snapshot from the Philippines

Advocating to governments to improve their policies and programs...

Eye Screening in Schools in East Java

When we arrived at this school in East Java there was much excitement as we interrupted the routine of...

Packaging relief: Responding to COVID-19 in the Philippines

In light of the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, CBM Australia’s projects have temporarily changed focus...

Adapting to circumstances during the COVID19 crisis: snapshot from the Philippines

During global pandemics such as the Ebola crisis in...

Rebuilding livelihoods after the Nepal earthquake

“Because of the business and the support, the future is more secure,” says Man with his son interpreting for...

COVID 19 and the challenge of delivering clear messaging around virus transmission in Indonesia

In a global age, it accessing reliable information can...

Practical tips for church inclusion of people with disabilities during COVID-19

As we practice social distancing and self-isolation in order...

Curbing the Spread: Preventative Measures in our Country Offices

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, our country offices have taken precautions to ensure...

COVID-19 Puts Further Pressure on People with Disability in Indonesia

The unfolding impact on the livelihoods for many in...

COVID-19 and community care in Cameroon

In addition to civil unrest, the loss of lives and significant population displacement, the Northwest region of Cameroon is...

CBM Australia provides tailored response through PAMSIMAS program to improve WASH access in Indonesia

The COVID-19 pandemic has put in sharp focus the...