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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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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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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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10/8/09

“It is a disaster, no one can be blamed.’

By Wiwik Widyastuti

Padang Pariaman, West Sumatra

It was Wednesday afternoon in the village of Tanjung Alai. Sariani had just finished her prayers and was sitting in the living room Read More

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10/6/09

Everyone is suffering. Everyone is afraid.

by Adjie Fachrurrazi, CARE emergency coordinator in Indonesia

October 5, 2009

It has been raining non-stop for the past six hours. Heavy, heavy rain.

People are Read More

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10/1/09

Typhoon Ketsana; The poorest will suffer the most

By Lisa Ognjanovic of CARE Laos

As we waited for Typhoon Ketsana to hit, our first priority was Read More

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