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12/23/13

Typhoon Haiyan Relief by the Numbers

Just over a month ago, one of the worst storms on record swept through the Philippines, leaving death and destruction in its wake.

It's the worst times that can really bring out the best Read More

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12/20/13

The Wish List

by Johanna Mitscherlich


When I was a child I used to write a wish list before Christmas. A few days before Christmas Eve I put it on the table of our terrace and shouted “Santa Read More

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12/19/13

I Am Syria

by Johanna Mitscherlich of CARE Germany, serving in Jordan


Ali stands in front of over 40 Syrian refugees in an old warehouse in Chouf, in the North of Lebanon. He is wearing Read More

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12/17/13

Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: "Bangon, Philippines!"

Blog by Barbara Jackson, humanitarian director CARE International:

Traveling through the northern part of Panay, one is stuck by the lushness of the countryside juxtaposed with Read More

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12/16/13

I Am Afraid My Grandchildren Will Freeze to Death




Basilah is 62 years old. She and her husband used to make their living harvesting fields of wheat in the summer and picking almonds in the winter.

Then, Read More

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12/16/13

Typhoon Haiyan: Stories From the Waterfront



Cleaning up is an ongoing process at the waterfront in Tacloban. Photo: Anders Nordstoga/CARE


The following testimonies are from Read More

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12/9/13

One Month After Super Typhoon Haiyan – Update from the Field

Interview with Holly Solberg, Director of Emergencies, CARE USA, who traveled to Leyte and Samar islands from December 2 to 6.


What is the situation like now in Read More

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12/6/13

Standing Up to Violence in Jordan

Interview by Laura Sheahen

Violence against women and girls in the Middle East is often hidden. The country of Jordan has made great strides in raising awareness of gender-based Read More

12/6/13

Syrian Volunteers in Jordan

On International Volunteer Day, Liz McLaughlin, Head of Institutional Fundraising and Partnerships at CARE, discusses how she became involved in humanitarian aid work as a volunteer, and her Read More

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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

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