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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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12/17/13

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

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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12/10/13

Breaking Taboos: Exposing Violence to End Violence in the Arab World

By Sherine Ibrahim

The Middle East has been receiving a bad rap for the treatment of women. Multiple reports, articles and personal testimonials point to an upsurge in violence 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

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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

12/5/13

Sheltering Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

by Suzanne Charest, CARE communications officer from Dona Maria village outside of Ormoc city

Ermalinda Quieros should have been celebrating the birth of her first grandson on November 8. Read More

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12/2/13

Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: Shelter from the Storm

 By Suzanne Charest with CARE in the Philippines

A banner across the town hall building in typhoon-hit Albuera reads:

“Hard pressed but not crushed, struck down Read More

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11/26/13

Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: Traveling by CARE-avan to Help Typhoon Survivors

Laura Sheahen is with CARE’s emergency team providing assistance to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Eight vans, three days, thousands of typhoon survivors. That Read More

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