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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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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

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

6/2/08

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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