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Recovering after disasters: Why ‘building back safer’ is better than ‘building back better’ image 1
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

Why Activism?  How “16 Days” Highlights Tools to End Gender-Based Violence image 1
12/5/13

Why Activism? How “16 Days” Highlights Tools to End Gender-Based Violence

by Milkah Kihunah

Milkah Kihunah is a Senior Policy Adviser on Gender and Empowerment with CARE USA. In this role she conducts policy analysis and advocacy on issues of women’s Read More

Syrian Refugee Crisis: “Perhaps the problem in Syria is more temporary than ours. I hope so.’ image 1
6/17/13

Syrian Refugee Crisis: “Perhaps the problem in Syria is more temporary than ours. I hope so.’

by Adel Sarkozi, CARE International Rapid Response Team

The conflict in Syria, which began in March 2011, has left more than 10.5 million people throughout the region in need of Read More

3/12/13

Impact

CARE's Learning Tours program, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is a strategic entry point for education and engagement of policymakers and those who can influence policy. The Read More

Haiti: CARE Provides for Clean Water After Hurricane Sandy image 1
10/29/12

Haiti: CARE Provides for Clean Water After Hurricane Sandy

A boy pushes a bike through a flooded street in Léogâne, Haiti. © 2012 CARE

While the East Coast of the United States is currently bracing for the arrival of Hurricane Read More

The Respectful Road to Recovery image 1
4/15/11

The Respectful Road to Recovery

CARE distributes hot meals twice a day in three evacuation centers in Yamada, northern Japan. Photo CARE Japan

By Futaba Kaiharazuka, (Assistant Program Director, Emergency Response, CARE Japan Read More

Japan, four weeks later – the challenges ahead image 1
4/8/11

Japan, four weeks later – the challenges ahead

By Robert Laprade

CARE Emergency Team in Japan

April 6, 2011

Robert Laprade, CARE Emergency Team Leader in northern Japan. Photo: CARE

These are my last days in Read More

The Restoration of a Once Beautiful Town image 1
3/31/11

The Restoration of a Once Beautiful Town


By Futaba Kaiharazuka, (Assistant Program Director, Emergency Response, CARE Japan)

800 people have sought shelter in a Read More
A post-apocalyptic world - Blog from the CARE emergency team in Northern Japan image 1
3/25/11

A post-apocalyptic world - Blog from the CARE emergency team in Northern Japan

After we had an early morning planning session over Japanese breakfast, we drove to the coast of Iwate prefecture. We came to a small city called Miyako, and while we were driving around the Read More

A Blizzard in the Disaster Zone: Blog from the CARE emergency team in Northern Japan image 1
3/24/11

A Blizzard in the Disaster Zone: Blog from the CARE emergency team in Northern Japan

By Robert Laprade

CARE Emergency Team in Japan

March 23, 2011

“Today we have arrived in Northern Japan. We flew from Tokyo, Japan”s capital city, to Read More

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