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10/21/14

Orphaned by Ebola: A Life in Limbo

While assessing the effects of Ebola on the lives of children in Moyamba district, Southern Sierra Leone, I met 17-year-old Josephine Ngagba. Her story broke my heart. But it also strengthened Read More

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2/19/14

The Courage to Speak Up

CARE works with women around the world to help them claim their rights, including the right to have a say in their lives.  In recent research CARE did focusing on Women’s Participation in the Arab Read More

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9/6/12

CARE Teams in Sierra Leone Intensify Efforts to Combat Cholera Outbreak

Receiving a cholera prevention kit. © 2012 CARE/Tim Freccia.

August 10, 2012 – Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, is now struggling to contain a cholera Read More

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8/23/12

Cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone

CARE began work in Sierra Leone in 1961, initially focusing on school food programs to improve children”s nutrition. More recently, CARE Serra Leone”s priorities have become 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