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How much does it cost to save a life?
When a loved one passes away, you may rhetorically ask relatives and friends how much was this person’s life worth? “Millions, billions, or trillions?” Life is priceless; no amount of money can Read More
Typhoon Hagupit: From Being Afraid to Being Prepared
CARE Philippines staff Rona Casil shares her experience with Typhoon Hagupit.
“Not another Haiyan, please!”, was my first thought when I learned about a potential Read More
Recovering after disasters: Why ‘building back safer’ is better than ‘building back better’
After natural disasters the phrase ‘Build Back Better’ is a constant refrain from politicians, donors, aid agencies and the media. This short, alliterative phrase has captured the imagination Read More
Right to rest through family planning
It has already been six months since my last visit to Ali Ade camp in Djibouti where we held a three-day workshop for local religious leaders and other community members to raise their awareness Read More
The Girl Who Became Her Mother’s Teacher
By Jimmy Nzau, Senior Regional Advisor, is sharing the story from his recent technical visit in Djibouti.
It is day one of our Read More
Typhoon Haiyan: "Disaster Baby" is Now Family's Sunshine
Typhoon Haiyan: Elderly Woman Becomes Breadwinner
At 61 years old, Marlyn Iradiel looks frail and when she walks, her back hunches a bit. Hard lines are visible on her face. She talks in such a soft voice that you have to inch closer to hear her Read More
Typhoon Haiyan: No More Taking Turns to Sleep
Myla Diaz, 41, has always known the value of persistence. She unfailingly persuaded her husband every day for two months to start building a new house for their family. Her husband Lino, 40, Read More
Interview With CARE Staff Rona Casil of Tacloban
From being a Haiyan survivor to CARE Philippines humanitarian worker, Rona Casil of Read More
Typhoon Haiyan: A Labor of Love
You may not understand the language, but you can guess from the sound of the conversation they are husband and wife.
Think of your own parents working together on a Read More