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9/5/08

Mali Education

I admit it; I loved school as a kid. I'd play it cool at the end of the summer and pretend to dread the coming school year like everyone else, but secretly I couldn't wait to meet my new teacher, Read More

6/25/08

Returning from the Delta

Below, Chris Northey continues her reflections from the field while working as CARE's Emergency Team Leader in Myanmar, following the devastation of Cyclone Nargis. Chris was Read More

6/23/08

Life Inside the Delta

Chris Northey was deployed to Yangon on May 23 to begin her rotation as CARE's Myanmar Emergency Team Leader. She was one of the first international aid Read More

6/2/08

What a Waste

I had every intention of eating the tomato - I could see myself cutting it up into slices for salad, using it for grilled cheese or a bacon/lettuce and tomato sandwich. But good intentions aren't Read More

5/16/08

Hungry Season Looms Large in Myanmar as Number of Injured and Missing People Increase Dramatically

Today, torrential rains blasted the up to 2.5 million survivors of Cyclone Nargis, many of whom were migrating from the most affected areas in search of basic survival necessities. Damaged Read More

5/14/08

New Storm Threatens Myanmar

Many articles have appeared in the news today reporting that a new storm is approaching the cyclone-devastated area of Myanmar. Early indications predict that the storm will dump heavy rains on Read More

5/12/08

Survivors Recount Horror of Myanmar Cyclone

As CARE's emergency teams complete initial assessments in the Irrawaddy delta, gruesome scenes of bodies decomposing in the very ponds the Myanmarese use for drinking water are being reported. Read More

5/8/08

More on Myanmar

Today, we distributed rice to 3,000 people, using locally available food. On Wednesday, we distributed water to about 10,000 people in townships in Yangon. The recipients were those staying in Read More

5/2/08

A Powerful Noise

I attended the world premiere of A Powerful Noise at the Tribeca Film Festival last night (Apr 30). The turn out was great! There was a standing ovation at the end followed by a Q and A with Read More

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