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12/23/13

Typhoon Haiyan Relief by the Numbers

Just over a month ago, one of the worst storms on record swept through the Philippines, leaving death and destruction in its wake.

It's the worst times that can really bring out the best Read More

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12/17/13

Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: "Bangon, Philippines!"

Blog by Barbara Jackson, humanitarian director CARE International:

Traveling through the northern part of Panay, one is stuck by the lushness of the countryside juxtaposed with Read More

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12/16/13

Typhoon Haiyan: Stories From the Waterfront



Cleaning up is an ongoing process at the waterfront in Tacloban. Photo: Anders Nordstoga/CARE


The following testimonies are from Read More

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12/10/13

Supporting Women to Support Each Other: CARE Works to Change Attitudes Towards Beer Promoters in Cambodia

by Jenny Conrad and Kalyan Rath, CARE Cambodia


It is estimated1 that there are over 4,000 beer promoters in Cambodia. Often paid on a commission-only basis, beer promoters are Read More

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12/9/13

Change and Forgiveness

by Christine Munalula


Elizabeth* is a young widow. At the age of 18, she married a man who abused her, but she misses him now. Before his death, her husband changed. By then, he Read More

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12/9/13

One Month After Super Typhoon Haiyan – Update from the Field

Interview with Holly Solberg, Director of Emergencies, CARE USA, who traveled to Leyte and Samar islands from December 2 to 6.


What is the situation like now in Read More

12/5/13

Sheltering Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

by Suzanne Charest, CARE communications officer from Dona Maria village outside of Ormoc city

Ermalinda Quieros should have been celebrating the birth of her first grandson on November 8. Read More

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12/5/13

Typhoon Haiyan Can’t Take Their Spirit Away

 By Holly Solberg, Director of Emergencies, CARE US, in Ormoc and Tacloban, Philippines

When I arrived in the area devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan almost a month after the Read More

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12/2/13

In Their Own Words: Typhoon Haiyan Survivors Speak

Villages on Leyte Island near Ormoc


Mrs. Josie Barro
Mother of two (ages two and three)

We had a strong house. Read More

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12/2/13

Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: Shelter from the Storm

 By Suzanne Charest with CARE in the Philippines

A banner across the town hall building in typhoon-hit Albuera reads:

“Hard pressed but not crushed, struck down Read More