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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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8/28/12

Mali Food Crisis Blog #3: Visiting Swala

By Marie-Eve Bertrand, CARE Canada

Although they are hungry and in the midst of a food crisis, the Malians welcomed CARE with calabas filled with baobab leaves, wild grapes and Read More
8/4/12

Men Matter Too...

I am a woman. I am a mother. I am a wife. I have read Half the Sky and many other similar books and editorials and articles. I understand and support the concept of the Girl Effect. I am a Read More

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8/2/12

One Year On: Food insecurity and conflict still a threat for the Horn of Africa

'Let's Not Make the Same Mistakes Again'
An open letter from the Horn of Africa to the Sahel region

In advance of expected rains Fatima Read More
7/10/12

On an empty stomach, there is no day after tomorrow

By Rodrigo Ordóñez

'If we have nothing to eat, after a while we will die." The words of Hasta Abdelkarim, 46, are remarkably strong. A visitor asks her if she is afraid of dying. 'Yes. Read More

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4/13/12

The Real Hunger Games

By Kent Alexander

March 24, 2012

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4/12/12

Tchima and her community get a little help from CARE to overcome the lean season

Tchima Ibrahim Iro (left), 40, poses for a photograph in Sarken Yamma (Tahoua region, Niger). With funding from ECHO/WFP, CARE is providing income to vulnerable families so they can Read More
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1/31/12

“I don”t want to lose another child’

Melanie Brooks

Jan. 22, 2012

Dije Ousmana, 45 years old, breastfeeding her two-month-old baby Abdulahadi. Yan Sara village, Dakoro, Niger.

When Dije Ousmana looks Read More

7/1/10

A Voice from Nairobi

Posted by: Staci Dixon at 9:55AM EST on April
9, 2010

In
2002, I attended my first MicroCredit Summit in Cote d”Ivoire.
It consisted of a few Read More