The United Nations says it threatens to be the worst humanitarian crisis since 1945 but chances are you haven’t heard much about it. About 20 million people are at risk of starvation across four countries, mostly in Africa.
Food and Nutrition Security
“This is the worst drought I’ve ever experienced in my entire lifetime”, says 50-year-old Asha, who left her home three months ago. Back in her village in Wadamagoo up in the mountains of Somaliland, she used to live happily with her husband, six children, 200 sheep and goats and 10 camels.
South Sudan: Highest number of people facing food gaps ever recorded, even as humanitarian assistance eases famine conditions
Half the population of South Sudan are facing extreme hunger.
CARE Chef Advocate Asha Gomez was featured in the New York Times’ food section, highlighting her recent trip back to her birthplace, Kerala, India – a region that has deeply influenced her cooking and career.
CARE has been partnering with Cargill, a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty, for more than 50 years to improve food and nutrition security by strengthening rural communities.
WASHINGTON (May 10, 2017) — The global poverty-fighting organization CARE welcomes the announcement today of Ambassador Mark Green as the new Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
With generous funding from the Sall Family Foundation, CARE is implementing the five-year (2012-2017) Nutrition at the Center Program, which aims to reduce anemia in girls and women ages 15 to 49, and stunting and anemia in children from birth to 24 months by integrating maternal, infant and earl
CARE and Cargill’s partnership of more than fifty years is a testament to the values we share. Over the past eight years, this partnership has helped improve the lives of more than 300,000 people around the world.