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Recovering after disasters: Why ‘building back safer’ is better than ‘building back better’ image 1
11/3/14

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

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7/23/14

Demanding More for Girls

Today  I was honored to join the CARE delegation at the Girl Summit along with notables from Nike Foundation President Maria Eitel to UK Prime Minister David Cameron. Some of the most inspiring Read More

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12/20/13

CARE Ecuador's Work to Address Violence Against Women

Violence against women is a common global problem, and is a flagrant violation of human rights. We need to unit to exercise pressure in the fight against violence in our country, and throughout Read More

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3/2/12

Japan: Why does CARE respond in a developed country?

Katsuhiko Takeda, National Director, CARE Japan

March 2, 2012

"CARE's vision is to fight against worldwide poverty and to protect and enhance human dignity. CARE Read More

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4/15/11

The Respectful Road to Recovery

CARE distributes hot meals twice a day in three evacuation centers in Yamada, northern Japan. Photo CARE Japan

By Futaba Kaiharazuka, (Assistant Program Director, Emergency Response, CARE Japan Read More

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4/8/11

Japan, four weeks later – the challenges ahead

By Robert Laprade

CARE Emergency Team in Japan

April 6, 2011

Robert Laprade, CARE Emergency Team Leader in northern Japan. Photo: CARE

These are my last days in 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

The Restoration of a Once Beautiful Town


By Futaba Kaiharazuka, (Assistant Program Director, Emergency Response, CARE Japan)

800 people have sought shelter in a Read More
A post-apocalyptic world - Blog from the CARE emergency team in Northern Japan image 1
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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3/24/11

A Blizzard in the Disaster Zone: Blog from the CARE emergency team in Northern Japan

By Robert Laprade

CARE Emergency Team in Japan

March 23, 2011

“Today we have arrived in Northern Japan. We flew from Tokyo, Japan”s capital city, to Read More

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