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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
Nama’s story: Homeless in your own home
by Thana Faroq
Despite the constant bombings, fighting, hunger and other difficulties most Yemenis continue to stay on in their homeland. Just over 170,000 of the Read More
How much does it cost to save a life?
When a loved one passes away, you may rhetorically ask relatives and friends how much was this person’s life worth? “Millions, billions, or trillions?” Life is priceless; no amount of money can Read More
2014: A Dire Year for Syrian Refugees
CARE aid worker Johanna Mitscherlich looks back on 12 months of working with Syrian refugees – and pays tribute to their resilience and the small acts of humanity that can make a big Read More
It's Time to Stop Digging Graves for Our Daughters
At the age of 22, Mariam survived a rape, and thought her life was over. She never thought that she would pull through this ordeal that had tainted her, family and her clan. Today, thanks to Read More
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
Right to rest through family planning
It has already been six months since my last visit to Ali Ade camp in Djibouti where we held a three-day workshop for local religious leaders and other community members to raise their awareness Read More
The Girl Who Became Her Mother’s Teacher
By Jimmy Nzau, Senior Regional Advisor, is sharing the story from his recent technical visit in Djibouti.
It is day one of our Read More
Dadaab, Kenya: Disability is not Inability!
Welcome to Dagahaley Refugee Camp in the Kenyan town of Dadaab. We are at Juba Primary School, Special Needs Education unit. In this class, there are eight pupils - 5 girls and 3 boys - all of Read More
Dadaab, Kenya: No Limits for Ismail
In humanitarian aid, we use categories of vulnerability to make sure that we always reach those who need support more than others but might get overlooked too quickly. Unaccompanied minors, Read More