AMMAN - As another harsh winter season approaches in the Middle East, CARE International calls for the immediate release of further funding to support millions of people caught up in the conflict in Syria and in neighbouring countries.
- The conflict that began in December 2013 has disrupted every layer of life
JUBA, South Sudan- (October 16, 2014)- This year’s World Food Day celebrates family farming but aid organization CARE says there’s little to celebrate in South Sudan where many of the country’s farmers have been displaced in the fighting that erupted in December 2013.
On 16 September 2014, the northern Syrian town of Kobane came under siege. Since then, 188,000 refugees are reported to have flooded into Turkey.
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Agencies fear that efforts to prevent the crisis from deteriorating will falter as rival sides regroup to resume violence once the rainy season ends this month
Juba, SOUTH SUDAN – (October 6, 2014)--CARE has joined other leading aid agencies in warning that parts of South Sudan – already the world’s worst food crisis – could fall into famine early next year if the nine-month long conflict escalates as expected.
- With harvesting season approaching, CARE has called for urgent action to reduce needless deaths from hunger and malnutrition.
JUBA, South Sudan—(September 24, 2014)-- With the beginning of South Sudan’s harvesting season just weeks away, aid organization CARE says time is now critical for the global community to help prevent thousands of needless deaths due to hunger and malnutrition in the world’s youngest nation.
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JERUSALEM—(September 11, 2014)-- Forty-two Palestinian, Israeli, and international organizations are urgently calling on world leaders to stop Israeli plans to forcibly transfer thousands of Palestinian Bedouins out of their communities in the central part of the occupied West Bank and into a designated township.
The oldest of seven children, fifteen-year old Nyabel* is the de-facto leader of her family. Less than one year ago, she was in Form 4 (year 10) at her school in Bongki, and doing well in her studies, particularly in English and Arabic.
When fighting erupted across South Sudan in December, Nyabel’s parents thought they might be safe. They weren’t. A few days before Christmas, soldiers attacked Nyabel’s home town of Bongki.