Iraq

CARE plays a crucial role in four camps in northern Iraq by organising the supply of clean water for Internally Displaced People (IDP) and their host communities. CARE has also improved access to sanitation facilities in camps and for host communities, as well as providing emergency kits to new arrivals in camps. Women, girls and boys receive solar lamps to ensure protection and safety at night. To date, CARE’s work in these camps has reached more than 45,000 people.

3/27/20

CARE Analysis: Vulnerable countries face 3 times the risk of COVID-19 exposure, yet have 6 times lower access to healthcare services

(New York March 26, 2020) – CARE’s analysis of INFORM Global Risk Index data has found that the world’s ‘highest risk’ countries have three times higher exposure to epidemics, such as COVID-19, but also have a six times higher risk in terms of their access to healthcare compared to the wor

3/20/20

CARE Warns of COVID-19's Effect in Humanitarian Emergencies

(Geneva, March 19, 2020) — As the world faces the unprecedented challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic, international aid organization CARE commits to adapting its programming and scaling up its activities wherever possible.

3/16/20

COVID-19’s Gender Implications Examined in Policy Brief from CARE

New York, NY (March 16, 2020) – CARE is deeply concerned about the adverse and disproportionate effects that the COVID-19 pandemic will likely have on women and girls around the world, particularly in development and humanitarian settings.

3/11/20

CARE Prepares COVID-19 Response Working Closely With Vulnerable Communities

ATLANTA (March 11, 2020) — CARE is deeply concerned by the continuing global spread of the novel coronavirus and the resulting COVID-19 disease.

11/6/19

Tens of Thousands of People in North-East Syria at Risk as Winter Approaches

AMMAN (November 6, 2019) – As temperatures plummet across the Middle East, CARE warns that te

10/24/19

Women in Desperate Need of Assistance in North-East Syria and Iraq

AMMAN/DAHUK (October 24, 2019) – More than two weeks after the escalation of violence in north-east Syria, women, children, and families continue to be uprooted from their homes, with displacement figures reaching close to 180,000, according to the United Nations.

2/1/17

WABE: CARE CEO Michelle Nunn on President Trump’s Travel Order

CARE CEO Michelle Nunn recently told Atlanta’s NPR station the President Trump’s executive order on travel and immigration would jeopardize the international relief organization’s efforts to save and protect refugees from nations like Syria. “This is not in the tradition of American greatness and