Somalia

CARE has been providing emergency relief and lifesaving assistance to the Somali people since 1981. Our main program activities since then have included projects in water and sanitation, sustainable pastoralist activities, civil society and media development, small-scale enterprise development, primary school education, teacher training, adult literacy and vocational training. We work in partnership with Somali and international aid agencies, civil society leaders and local authorities.

CARE Somalia is currently operational in the northern regions of Puntland and Somaliland.

8/15/18

Syria tops the list of deadliest places for aid workers for the second consecutive year

GENEVA (August 15, 2018) -  Syria tops the list of deadliest places to be an aid worker for the second year in a row, an analysis by the poverty-fighting organization CARE has found.

6/26/18

CARE: America is Better than the Ban

WASHINGTON (June 26, 2018) —The global humanitarian and development organization CARE issue

2/8/18

5.4 Millions of Somalis at risk of famine and disease outbreaks

2018 will be a hard year for all affected by the drought in Somalia. All indications show that the drought will not get any better and may push the situation towards famine.

2/6/18

Somalian Drought: Displaced but holding on to hope

It has been dry in Somalia for more than 8 years. It does not rain, and when there is not enough water, people cannot harvest enough food and go hungry. Now, with the new year, the drought continues.

 

10/20/17

“Black tea was all I could give to my children”

Hodu is a mother of three small children and lives in Oodweyne village in Burao in Somaliland. Her family lost each of their 20 goats and sheep during the drought — a critical loss.

7/19/17

ABC World News Tonight: Charity groups unite to tackle hunger and famine in the Horn of Africa

CARE is one of eight U.S. based international aid organizations to launch a first-ever joint appeal called the Hunger Relief Fund to raise money to stop looming famine and hunger in parts of Africa and Yemen. "In the 21st century, innocent children should not be dying from hunger.

7/17/17

CBS46.com: Actor George Clooney, Atlanta-based group lend voices to hunger relief campaign

CARE and actor George Clooney joined forces with other aid organizations to raise funds and awareness for the newly created Hunger Relief Fund.

7/14/17

CNN.com: Charities join forces to #fightfamine

CARE joined with seven other organizations in a first-of-its-kind fundraising appeal for the 20 million people on the brink of starvation in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia, and Nigeria.

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