Emergency

5/27/16

Health risks of low water levels alleviated by water tanks and filters

Thi Mom, 47, has a lot of responsibility resting on her slim shoulders. The mother-of-four not only cares for her children and young grandchild but also for her husband, who has a disability which means he has been unable to walk for the past nine years.

5/27/16

How a short-term emergency response can have long-term value to communities

A disaster response should first and foremost meet people’s immediate needs to help them face the challenges caused by an emergency situation.

5/27/16

Helping the hardest hit when natural disasters occur

When disaster strikes, it is those with the least support who are some of the most affected. Maya, 54, has had no one but herself to rely on during the recent drought affecting much of Cambodia.

5/27/16

Water or food? Pregnancy challenges during Cambodia’s worst drought in decades

Imagine being pregnant but having to choose between eating enough food and drinking enough water. For the last month this has been the reality for Vann, 24, a young woman from Koh Kong in Cambodia.

5/26/16

More than 400,000 pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers at risk in Ethiopia, warns CARE

Donors must close funding gap to support government efforts assisting families in need.

5/25/16

Clearing Idomeni Camp Doesn't End Refugees’ Waiting Limbo

EU member states must urgently meet their own commitments and facilitate relocation of refugees

5/23/16

CARE Delivers Urgent Message as the First-ever World Humanitarian Summit Convenes in Turkey

CARE emphasizes the importance of engaging women and girls in the planning and delivery of crisis assistance

 

4/29/16

Ecuador earthquake: Over 700 aftershocks leave people in fear

QUITO—(April 29, 2016)-- After a massive earthquake that rocked Ecuador on April 16, more than 720,000 people are in need of immediate assistance. Over 700 aftershocks and a death toll rising to 659 have left people in fear.

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