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The Mathematics of Crisis: Adding Up the Facts for Action
In 2011, it took 16 official warnings of a food security crisis before famine was finally declared in Somalia. The human cost of this was at least 260,000 lives, half of which Read More
Bentiu, South Sudan – Peter’s Story
By Barbara Jackson, Humanitarian Director, CARE International
Peter Bothi is a storekeeper with the CARE South Sudan team in Bentiu. He is in charge of maintaining the Read More
South Sudan: Innovative Relief for the Sick and Hungry
Nyakoang Rieka set out from her village in the afternoon. Pregnant and with her elderly mother and three small children in tow, she walked several miles through the hot, dry South Sudanese Read More
Dadaab Kenya: Porridge + Classroom = Girls' Education
“I like empowering girls with education”, Daud says enthusiastically while standing in the middle of a narrow alley that leads from the school courtyard to a small place behind the principal’s Read More
Dead to Red Race: From Dadaab to Syria, With Love
It has been four months now since Johanna has left our office in Bonn, Germany, to move to Jordan and support CARE’s communications of the emergency response for Syrian refugees.
Humanity Is the Best Medicine
The harsh winter makes life for Syrian refugees in Lebanon even harder. CARE Lebanon distributes blankets and floormats to more than 16,000 refugees and provides them with cash so they can buy Read More
The President”s FY13 Budget: What Does it All Mean?
On Monday, February 13, President Obama released his Administration”s request for the FY13 Federal Budget, which includes funding for International Affairs. Despite a tight fiscal Read More