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1/21/18

Suffering in Silence – Ten Most Underreported Humanitarian Crises in 2017

Natural disasters and conflicts make headlines — yet with the highest number of refugees since World War II and with an uptick and intensification of natural disasters in the past years, many Read More

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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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4/10/13

CRISIS IN DRC: Goma Calling …

Two weeks ago, Yawo Douvon, CARE's country director in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), found himself showing Angelina Jolie and U.K. foreign Read More

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12/3/12

Rape as a weapon of war: Jolly”s story

Notes: Some names have been changed to protect those quoted. Masisi is located in North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where heavy fighting has displaced more than 800, Read More

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11/2/12

Food security in South Lubero

September 27’”600 people wait patiently until CARE sets up the place to start the distribution of seeds and agricultural tools. The distribution is taking place in Luofu, South Lubero in the Read More

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8/27/12

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Mapendo Marie, rape survivor

A woman who arrived in Katoyi, North Kivu without clothes said that during an attack on her village, five of her family members, including her mother-in-law, husband and child, were Read More
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5/15/12

Human Interest Stories from DRC

A Testament to Human Kindness

IDP Rachele in her home in DRC. Picture by Julie Edwards/CARE International 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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11/8/11

Healing and Restoring Dignity to Survivors of Sexual Violence

GOMA, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Allen Clinton and Jackie Kiernan

Florance Kwinja picked up her basket filled with corn meal and beans and headed to the market Read More

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