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CARE is one of the world's largest private international humanitarian organizations, committed to helping families in poor communities improve their lives and achieve lasting victories over poverty. The organization was founded in 1945, when 22 American organizations came together to rush lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. CARE quickly became a trusted vehicle for the compassion and generosity of millions. Originally located in New York City, we moved our headquarters to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1993. We are located at 151 Ellis Street, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2440 USA.
 
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7/6/15

Sahel: CARE calls for regional investment plan to break cycle of humanitarian crises

Food insecurity and displacement place heavy burden on poor communities

7/1/15

Syria Crisis: Evidence of worsening conditions as Syrian refugees in Jordan run out of resources, says CARE report

AMMAN, Jordan—June 30, 2015--Syrian refugees in Jordan continue to face immense and increasing challenges leading to grave concerns about their vulnerability and protection,...

6/16/15

South Sudan: Hunger threatens millions as humanitarian organizations warn of massive funding gap

International agencies issue grave warning ahead of crucial donor conference for South Sudan, stating millions of people risk plunging deeper into crisis if urgent funding is...

6/15/15

Child Grooms of Nepal Forced to be Dads Too Soon, CARE Finds in Father’s Day Report

Boys married as young as 7 suffer trauma, now growing into key allies against child marriage. 

6/12/15

Syrian refugees facing risks as child laborers, loss education, says CARE

AMMAN, Jordan (June 12, 2015) — On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labor on June 12, the humanitarian agency CARE is highlighting concerns that Syrian refugee...

6/11/15

Governments’ snail’s pace to Paris is too slow for the world’s poorest people

Political leaders must ramp up climate action, says CARE

6/11/15

Yemen: US Government must help end commercial blockade as millions struggle to survive, urges CARE

At June 14 peace talks, CARE calls for permanent ceasefire and end to commercial blockade Yemen currently has greatest level of humanitarian need in the world

6/11/15

Yemen: Aid agencies say permanent ceasefire needed now to safeguard millions

Humanitarian agencies are calling on the international community to support a lasting solution that could save the lives of millions of civilians in Yemen, as the United...

6/5/15

Nepal Quake: CARE deploys further assistance to remote part of Nepal as monsoon arrives

KATHMANDU, Nepal (June 5, 2015) – As the monsoon season begins across Nepal, CARE is worried about the large numbers of people sleeping outdo

6/4/15

CARE Chef Advocate Hosts Advocacy Dinner in Los Angeles

Renowned chef Victor Albisu builds support in Los Angeles for U.S. leadership in the fight against global poverty.

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