Emergency

4/20/15

Cyclone Pam: One Month on, Seeds of Reslilience Planted across Vanuatu

VANUATU—(April 13, 2015) One month on from one of the most devastating natural disasters to ever hit the South Pacific, international aid organization CARE has now begun distributing thousands of seeds to Vanuatu’s hardest-hit southern islands.

4/16/15

Niger: Diffa Emergency Response

Due to rising insecurity and violence in Northern Nigeria, over 100,000 people have fled to neighboring Niger. The region of Diffa is already suffering from chronic food insecurity with over half of the population in need of support.

4/14/15

World Not Delivering on Gaza Reconstruction Promises, New Report Warns

The international community must urgently change its approach to Gaza and deliver on promises of reconstruction, 46 agencies said today in a new report on the lack of progress since last year's conflict.

4/7/15

Vanuatu: Idyllic? Maybe. Resilient? Definitely.

When people talk about the South Pacific and countries like Vanuatu, they often use words like ‘idyllic’, ‘relaxed’ or ‘peaceful’. And yes, there are plenty of parts of the South Pacific that fit those descriptions.

4/3/15

Yemen on the brink of a major humanitarian crisis, warns CARE

YEMEN-(April 3, 2015)--After a week of heavy fighting across parts of Yemen, an already dire humanitarian situation could turn into a major crisis if the violence continues, warns CARE.

3/26/15

Vanuatu: Life Begins Under Pam’s Terrifying Eye

Packing winds of up to 165 miles per hour, Category 5 Cyclone Pam is the largest cyclone on record to have hit the South Pacific region. Its destruction has claimed lives, left much of the beautiful island nation of Vanuatu in ruins, and left thousands homeless.

3/23/15

Syria Crisis: Aid Agencies to host “Life in Refuge” in Washington D.C. March 27-28

A visual display of the toll of four years of the Syria conflict on refugees

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