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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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11/21/14

Rapid Funds Leads to Rapid Response: CARE in Turkey

On the morning of November 5, I joined the CARE Turkey field team responding to the needs of recently-arrived refugees from Kobane, Syria. CARE was one of the first agencies on the ground, with Read More

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10/13/14

World Food Day: Without Farmers, South Sudan Remains Perilously Close to Famine

The theme for this year’s World Food Day is ‘family farming’ but there’s not a lot to celebrate in South Sudan where the specter of famine looms large. CARE’s Senior Advisor on Emergency Food and Read More

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10/1/14

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

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9/22/14

No More Summits, Time for Action

As world leaders convene at the UN General Assembly and John Kerry, US Secretary of State, convenes a high-level review of efforts on the global ‘Call to Action on Violence Against Women and Girls Read More

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7/30/14

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

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6/23/14

South Sudan: Disaster in Bentiu

“With the arrival of the rainy season and the continuation of conflict, the situation in Bentiu can only be described as a disaster” says CARE’s Program Coordinator Alain Lapierre. Over 44,000 Read More

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5/14/14

South Sudan: CARE Welcomes News of a Peace Deal

PANYAGOR, South Sudan – CARE International in South Sudan welcomed news of a peace deal aimed at ending 5 months of brutal in-fighting that has inflicted a world of pain on residents of the world’ Read More

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5/5/14

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

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4/25/14

South Sudan: Aid Effort Claws its Way Forward Amid Mud, Uncertainty

BENTIU, South Sudan – “It is still tense here after last week’s heavy fighting, but there is some movement in the streets. The situation of the displaced people who are sheltering inside the UN Read More

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