Women & Children in Emergencies

4/7/17

Somalia drought: When second-guessing costs lives

Two weeks ago, while traveling through Somaliland, a self-declared independent state in the north of Somalia, I heard many stories of drastic loss. One that stuck with me was an elderly woman who had lost over a hundred goats to the drought. I asked what we could do.

3/13/17

The Decisions of Survival in Somaliland

One day in February, as my colleagues and I were traveling to Hargeisa, Somaliland, we came across the village of Warabaley. To our shock, the village looked completely deserted. Homes had been abandoned. Warabaley was an empty place with empty huts.

3/8/17

Walking with Women Worldwide

Every day, women and girls in developing countries walk an average of about four miles — many much farther — to collect water, food, firewood and other basics their families need to survive.

1/17/17

New report: 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2016

CARE highlights ten neglected humanitarian crises around the world in latest report

12/21/16

”One Day I will be able to return back to school”

Every child has the right to a family, to health and education, and I am one of them. I have the right to dream of the future. I was happy when I entered high school.

12/19/16

Syria: Passage of Security Council Resolution is a first step, real test will be implementation

AMMAN, Jordan - CARE cautiously welcomes the resolution approved unanimously by the UN Security Council today and call for its immediate and full implementation.

12/12/16

Washington Post: An Unexpected Result of Yemen's War; More Men are Cooking and Cleaning

Yemen is one of the worst countries in the world for women and girls, but since the war arrived in March 2015, the roles of women have seen a dramatic shift. Now many  mothers and daughters walk to the mountainous scrub to gather wood, which they turn into charcoal and sell.

12/7/16

CARE Team Leads Assessment in Areas Affected by Indonesian Earthquake

JAKARTA (Dec. 7, 2016) — Global humanitarian organization CARE is leading assessments in the province of Aceh, Indonesia, after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the region, killing dozens of people and destroying homes and buildings, including a hospital.

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