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11/28/11

Clean Water and Money Begin to Flow

In the highlands of Ethiopia, a group of 19 people sit in a circle in their communal field. In the middle of the circle are four coloured plates and a tin box with two locks.

This is Read More

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9/26/11

On the Front Bench: Refugee Girls Get a Fair Shot at a Future

Rick Perera, Horn of Africa Communications Coordinator

Overflow classes at the crowded Illeys Primary School, run by CARE, meet in tents in the courtyard. Most new students Read More
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9/14/11

The Beauty of Dadaab

by Niki Clark, CARE Emergency Media Officer in Kenya

September 2011

One of my "duties" as an emergency media officer here in the refugee camps in Dadaab, Kenya, is to share Read More

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8/26/11

Adam Poulter: Dadaab Blog 5

Adam Poulter, Emergency Response Manager for CARE Australia

August 2011

As a humanitarian worker for the past sixteen years I have seen some pretty shocking scenes. Before Read More

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8/18/11

“Put Yourself in Their Shoes’

Interview with Michael Adams, Director of Operations for CARE”s Refugee Assistance Program in Dadaab
With an influx of almost 1,000 refugees per day, most of them Read More

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8/8/11

The different shapes of drought

Even though the fields of East Haraghe look green, the area has been gripped by a drought due to insufficient rainy seasons.

By Sandra Bulling

Green plots of land cover Read More

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7/26/11

“All that counts is to save human life’

Sandra Bulling, CI Communications Officer

July, 2011

In Borena in southern Ethiopia the last two rainy seasons have brought no water. The drought took one third of all Read More

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4/4/11

Only the old ones left

By Robert Laprade

April 1, 2011

Otsuchi--duplex houses occupied by two families or individuals. This is an area where people did not have much to begin with, where younger Read More
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3/31/11

CARE Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of International Women”s Day

On March 8, CARE kicked off its 2011 Conference and International Women's Day Celebration in Washington D.C. with a tribute concert by recording artists India.Arie, Michael Franti, American Read More

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3/25/11

A post-apocalyptic world - Blog from the CARE emergency team in Northern Japan

After we had an early morning planning session over Japanese breakfast, we drove to the coast of Iwate prefecture. We came to a small city called Miyako, and while we were driving around the Read More

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