CARE's Response in Darfur

People are in urgent need of food, shelter, water and emergency supplies.

Country Info

In northern Sudan, CARE is represented by CARE International Switzerland and runs programs mainly in South Darfur and South Kordofan. Its mission is to save lives by providing relief services to internally displaced people, assist conflict-affected populations to restore livelihoods, and promote peace and stability. Current activities include water and sanitation, hygiene education, primary health care, nutrition and livelihoods support.

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Our Work in Sudan

Child Poverty

Half of all children live in poverty, spending their formative years struggling to survive.  

Market Access

More inclusive markets and access can help poor people improve their lives.


There’s a “savings revolution” taking place in many developing countries.

Poverty & Social Justice

Everyone in the world has the right to a life free from poverty, violence and discrimination.


By failing to close the gender gap in agriculture, the world is paying dearly.

Child Marriage

Child marriage is a gross human rights violation that puts young girls at great risk.

Why Women & Girls?

Why does CARE fight global poverty by focusing on women and girls? Because we have to.

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South Sudan: Fear after Sunset

Our Vision

We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.


South Sudan: Sheltering the Vulnerable

CARE International in Uganda reaches out to the most vulnerable in the emergency response following the recent influx of thousands of South Sudanese Refugees into northern Uganda. CARE provides...

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South Sudan: CARE Staff Swing into Action at Clinic Amid Fighting in Bentiu

BENTIU, South Sudan – CARE’s daily routine in Bentiu, South Sudan was interrupted by fighting this week, but project coordinator Rose Ejuru found plenty to do. She immediately changed roles,...

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Dadaab Kenya: Porridge + Classroom = Girls' Education

“I like empowering girls with education”, Daud says enthusiastically while standing in the middle of a narrow alley that leads from the school courtyard to a small place behind the principal’s...

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South Sudan: At the Breaking Point

CARE Emergency Team Leader Alain Lapierre was recently in Upper Nile State’s UN compound in Malakal scaling up CARE’s water sanitation and hygiene response for people displaced by South Sudan’s...

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Dead to Red Race: You Are Not Alone

I have been working with various humanitarian organisations in different countries for the past 10 years. I have worked in Columbia, Palestine, Ethiopia, Mexico, Sudan and South Sudan. I have...

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South Sudan: Desperate for Water

As violence continues in South Sudan, CARE is working to help families who have fled their homes. On February 18, opposition forces launched an attack on Upper Nile State’s capital, Malakal. The...

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South Sudan: Amid Wreckage, CARE Helping the Sick and Hungry

I had left South Sudan for Christmas vacation. By the time I reached my destination in Nairobi, the capital of neighboring Kenya, the shooting had begun in South Sudan’s capital Juba. It was a...

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Sexual and Reproductive Health in Emergencies Response: CARE South Sudan

Greetings from Juba. I am here for one month to work with CARE’s South Sudan country office and Crisis Response Team to identify and address sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs in South Sudan...
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Amid South Sudan Violence, CARE Helping Women and Girls at Risk

As armed conflict continues in South Sudan, CARE-supported clinics are helping people in desperate need of health care. Ayuen Jooh Luala, 25-years-old and in labor with twins, managed to get from...

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CARE-supported clinics remain open and provide essential health care despite escalating violence in South Sudan

The CARE-supported Primary Health Care Clinic in Twic East remains open despite the escalating violence which has spread to half of Sudan's 10 states over the past weeks. “The clinic is treating...

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