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3/25/16

Yemen: The Forgotten War

by Daw Mohammed, CARE Yemen

On a warm night in late March 2015 at around 2am I was sleeping soundly when suddenly two deafening explosions awoke me with a jolt. The house shook and Read More

2/11/16

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

Daw Mohammed, CARE Country Director in Yemen
8/7/15

Sleepless Nights in Yemen

Driving through the streets of Yemen’s capital of Sanaa, my heart is heavy and burdened. It was my first time returning to Yemen since the airstrikes began in March, and it is not the same country Read More

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11/3/14

Recovering after disasters: Why ‘building back safer’ is better than ‘building back better’

After natural disasters the phrase ‘Build Back Better’ is a constant refrain from politicians, donors, aid agencies and the media. This short, alliterative phrase has captured the imagination Read More

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7/23/14

Demanding More for Girls

Today  I was honored to join the CARE delegation at the Girl Summit along with notables from Nike Foundation President Maria Eitel to UK Prime Minister David Cameron. Some of the most inspiring Read More

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2/19/14

“No force on Earth dares to neglect me.”

That’s what a Yemeni woman told CARE when we asked her about political participation. To join in protests to support her right to have a say in her future, she had to walk through mountains for an Read More

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11/14/13

Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: Much More Challenging Than Haiti

by David Gazashvili, CARE’s Emergency Team Leader managing the response to Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. David is in Ormoc, western Leyte, one of the hardest hit areas, and talks Read More

3/28/13

Synthesis of CARE's FSL response to 2010 and 2011 Floods in Pakistan

Synthesis paper on
CARE International in Pakistan”s perspectives on ’˜Using Cash Transfers for improving Livelihoods in emergency responses”

Rationale & background of this paper: Read More

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12/10/12

The Latest on CARE's Response to Hurricane Sandy in Haiti

Hurricane Sandy was the largest Atlantic storm ever recorded. Americans understandably view is it as an American emergency as the storm left 131 Read More

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10/31/12

Hurricane Sandy: A Tragic Statistic Proven True Again in Haiti

by Elizabeth M. Campa, Water Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinator, CARE Haiti

Flood waters surround a water pump in Léogâne, Haiti. © 2012 CARE

"Haiti is the country Read More

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