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10/29/15

Northern Iraq: Summer ends, winter begins. But the fear remains.

Jacqueline Dürre is CARE Project Coordinator for Kurdistan-Iraq. In her blog, she writes about encounters with families who have been displaced over a year ago and still live in exile. Read More

SOUTH SUDAN Patients wait for nutrition screening at Mankien Primary Health Care Centre Unity State
10/27/15

South Sudan: Bridging the Nutrition Gap in Mayom County

Right now, the land around Mankien in Mayom county, Unity state is green and lush – the telltale sign that rain has fallen. But all is not as it seems. This year’s rains have been few, compounding Read More

10/23/15

Syrian Refugee Crisis: Finding Love in a Hopeless Place

24-year-old Noor and 27-year-old Amfiraz met just over 4 years ago while studying together in Syria. For Noor, it was love at first sight. Two years later the couple were engaged. 

During Read More

10/23/15

Syrian Refugee Crisis: Volunteerism at the Heart of Balkans Response

Local Serbian and Croatian volunteers are the heart blood of CARE and other organization’s response to the current Balkan refugee and migrant crisis. 

In both Serbia and Croatian around 140 Read More

10/23/15

To the Girls of the World: Don’t Wait for War to Discover Your Strength

Raneem Alhomsi, 16 – from Daraa, Syria, now living in Jordan as told to Mary Kate MacIsaac, CARE Regional Syria Response Communications Coordinator

Even before the war, life wasn’t Read More

10/23/15

Syrian Refugees: We Don’t Want Resettlement, We Want to Go Home

Nuzha and Ali Alhamud fled Syria two years ago with only seven of their eight children.  Their eldest is 19 – she chose to stay in Syria with her husband when the rest of the family decided it was Read More

In West Hararghe, Ethiopia, erratic and insufficient rains have damaged families crops and livelihoods. Unofficial government sources disclose that likely 150,000 people are in need of food supplies.
10/23/15

El Niño: “Everything has changed”

People of north-eastern Ethiopia say they have never experienced conditions as extreme as the current drought caused by El Niño.

The global weather phenomenon known as “El Niño” is Read More

A boy in the rain in Nepal
10/21/15

Six Months After the Nepal Earthquakes: Winter is Coming

By Lucy Beck

Arriving back in Kathmandu airport after nearly six months from my initial visit is a surreal experience. Gone are the piles of rubbish, plastic and ‘left luggage’ that was all Read More

10/21/15

Chocolate as a Force for Change

What do you think about when you hear “cocoa”? Of course, chocolate comes to mind. Chocolate cake. Hot chocolate. Chocolate truffles. Whatever the cocoa or chocolate product, one thing is certain Read More

10/21/15

Nepal Earthquake: One Remote Mountain Community Builds Itself Back

In Banskhara village, north eastern Nepal, the only house left standing after the April 2015 earthquake was shopkeeper Binisha Tamamang’s home and shop. Made out of wood and corrugated iron it was Read More

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