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For 75 years, CARE has led the way to a better life for millions of vulnerable people around the world.

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and fight for women and girls.

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Escalating conflict leaves already traumatized survivors in dire need

In the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, villages have been left empty, farms are overgrown, and shopping centers are desolate as conflict rages on. Since March 2022, more than 600,000 people have fled their homes and sought refuge in collective centers such as makeshift camps, school yards, and church grounds in Nyiragongo, Kanyabayonga, Sake, and Goma.

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What about Somalia?

For the past two years, I have seen communities across Somalia that have lost everything and do not know where the next meal will come from. My team and I have been raising the alarm for more than a year on the impending drought, always haunted by the 2011 famine in Somalia that led to the loss of a quarter of a million lives. When the crisis began, we were hopeful that the global community would spring into action to keep history from repeating itself. But we were wrong. Statement followed statement, photo followed photo, and urgent interview followed urgent interview, but two years later the Somalia response is still underfunded. And the situation is getting worse.

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Syria: The things they went back for

A mortar and pestle. A ring. A notebook. A colored pencil. A baseball. Coffee cups. Clothes their daughter would have worn, had she lived.  The earthquakes hit Turkiye and Syria on February 6, and these are just a few of the things Ammar, Qasem, Amira, Shams, and Mohammed rescued from the rubble in the days afterward.

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