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12/5/08

A reminder that people, not words, are what's important

I spent two full days at the UN Climate Change Conference in Poznan. Until then my knowledge of these issues was very vague and abstract. I could barely grasp what was happening when TV cameras Read More

10/15/08

Death from Delivery - It Doesn't Have to Be This Way

Healthy women and babies are dying from something natural and manageable – giving birth. In the poorest parts of the world, a woman's lifetime risk of death from complications during pregnancy and Read More

6/25/08

Returning from the Delta

Below, Chris Northey continues her reflections from the field while working as CARE's Emergency Team Leader in Myanmar, following the devastation of Cyclone Nargis. Chris was Read More

6/23/08

Life Inside the Delta

Chris Northey was deployed to Yangon on May 23 to begin her rotation as CARE's Myanmar Emergency Team Leader. She was one of the first international aid Read More

6/21/08

Why Do I Care?

Sean Camoni offers insight and reflection following his advocacy efforts on the Hill for CARE's 2008 National Conference.

Senator Menendez was fighting a cold. A large contingent Read More

6/18/08

A Bang-Up Start

The day started with a bang – or a beat, in any case – for some 20 participants in this year”s CARE National Conference. These hardy souls gathered at 7 a.m., under the leadership of Read More

6/2/08

What a Waste

I had every intention of eating the tomato - I could see myself cutting it up into slices for salad, using it for grilled cheese or a bacon/lettuce and tomato sandwich. But good intentions aren't Read More

5/16/08

Hungry Season Looms Large in Myanmar as Number of Injured and Missing People Increase Dramatically

Today, torrential rains blasted the up to 2.5 million survivors of Cyclone Nargis, many of whom were migrating from the most affected areas in search of basic survival necessities. Damaged Read More

5/14/08

New Storm Threatens Myanmar

Many articles have appeared in the news today reporting that a new storm is approaching the cyclone-devastated area of Myanmar. Early indications predict that the storm will dump heavy rains on Read More

5/12/08

Survivors Recount Horror of Myanmar Cyclone

As CARE's emergency teams complete initial assessments in the Irrawaddy delta, gruesome scenes of bodies decomposing in the very ponds the Myanmarese use for drinking water are being reported. Read More

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