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3/25/16

Yemen: The Forgotten War

by Daw Mohammed, CARE Yemen

On a warm night in late March 2015 at around 2am I was sleeping soundly when suddenly two deafening explosions awoke me with a jolt. The house shook and Read More

2/11/16

Nama’s story: Homeless in your own home

by Thana Faroq

Despite the constant bombings, fighting, hunger and other difficulties most Yemenis continue to stay on in their homeland. Just over 170,000 of the Read More

Daw Mohammed, CARE Country Director in Yemen
8/7/15

Sleepless Nights in Yemen

Driving through the streets of Yemen’s capital of Sanaa, my heart is heavy and burdened. It was my first time returning to Yemen since the airstrikes began in March, and it is not the same country Read More

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12/18/14

Aceh 10 Years Later: Beautifully, Heartbreakingly Normal

Boarding the plane from Jakarta, I got my first indication that the Banda Aceh I was returning to wasn’t the same as the one I had left 10 years ago. “Where are you going?” the young flight Read More

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11/25/14

It's Time to Stop Digging Graves for Our Daughters

At the age of 22, Mariam[1] survived a rape, and thought her life was over. She never thought that she would pull through this ordeal that had tainted her, family and her clan. Today, thanks to Read More

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11/12/14

Social Change and Coffee Spoons

J. Alfred Prufrock measured out his life with coffee spoons.  T. S. Elliot provides us in one sentence a quantifiable and defined way to measure a dull and lonely existence. How then can we as Read More

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10/22/13

Pain Has Its Own Language

By Akanksha Nigam, CARE India communications officer

 

When I was asked to go to Orissa for cyclone relief deployment, my only major concern was the language Read More

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3/29/12

Cyclone Giovanna: “A little help for Voahanginirina, Rose-Marie and Marie-Jeanne’

John Uniack Davis, Country Director, CARE Madagascar

March 29, 2012

Marie-Jeanne lives with two of her three children in this house that is slowly crumbling around Read More
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2/24/12

Madagascar Storm: “Build Back Better’

By John Uniack Davis, Country Director, CARE Madagascar

February 23, 2011

'Today we left Vatomandry at 6 a.m. to head back up the road 90 kilometers to Brickaville Read More

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2/16/12

Madagascar Cyclone: “Getting ready to respond’

John Uniack Davis, Country Director CARE Madagascar

February 15, 2012

Impact of previous cyclones in Madagascar, such as wind damage. Picture taken by by Katia Read More

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