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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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9/20/16

CARE Marks 25 Years of Village Savings & Loan Associations, Commits to Linking Women with Banks

ATLANTA (Sept. 20, 2016) — The poverty-fighting organization CARE announced a Commitment to Action today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting to link 500,000...

9/20/16

Updates from CARE staff on deadly attack against aid convoys in Syria

A truck convoy delivering humanitarian relief supplies was attacked overnight near Aleppo, Syria. The following statements come to us from our humanitarian relief partner in...

9/16/16

Syria ceasefire: People can breathe again, but access to those in need remains crucial

CARE welcomes the announcement of a ceasefire brokered by the US and Russia that came into effect at sunset on Monday, the beginning of the important Muslim holiday Eid al-...

9/12/16

Syria Crisis: Increase in Syrian women fleeing the conflict alone, says report by CARE

LONDON—(September 10, 2016)-- As the Syrian refugee crisis worsens, leading aid agency CARE is reporting a substantial rise in female-headed households, as women flee the...

9/6/16

CARE response to attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

GENEVA—(September 6, 2016) Late Monday night on September 5, an armed group launched an attack in front of the main gate of the Kabul office of CARE International.  The...

8/15/16

Yemen: Humanitarian Agencies condemn attack on MSF hospital

SANA’A, Yemen—(August 15, 2016)-- Oxfam, CARE, Handicap International, Mercy Corps, Intersos and Save the Children condemn the Saudi-led coalition airstrike today on a...

8/14/16

Closure of Yemen’s main airport puts millions of people at risk

SANA’A, Yemen—(August 14, 2016)-- Twelve aid agencies today called on the Saudi-led coalition to lift restrictions on Yemeni airspace in order to allow for the reopening of...

8/9/16

South Sudanese women forced to make dangerous decisions to survive

JUBA—(August 09 2016)-- CARE is deeply concerned about the safety of women and girls displaced by the recent outbreak of fighting in South Sudan.

8/3/16

CARE Joins Statement Calling “Humanitarian Corridor” Proposal Deeply Flawed

A statement from over 35 Syrian, regional and international humanitarian, human rights and development organizations on the Russia-Syrian proposal to establish "humanitarian...

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