Southern Africa

In fiscal year 2013, we worked in 86 countries, supporting 927 humanitarian aid and development projects to reach more than 97 million people. We carried out programs in the following 8 countries throughout Southern Africa:

3/22/19

CARE commences aid distribution as Cyclone Idai is declared regional crisis across Southern Africa

•    Aid agency sets up committees to protect women and girls from abuse
•    Spokespeople available for print and broadcast interviews in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi

3/14/19

CARE Gears up to Support Mozambique and Malawi as Enormous Cyclone Threatens Southern Africa

MAPUTO (March 14, 2019) - CARE experts are working with the governments of Malawi and Mozambique to prepare for Cyclone Idai which is expected to make landfall tonight Thursday, March 14th.

2/27/19

CARE’s Heather Higginbottom to Congress: We Retreat from Development Work 'At Our Own Peril'

WASHINGTON—CARE USA Chief Operating Officer, Heather Higginbottom, told a congressional committee today that “continued American engagement in diplomacy and development is essential in building a future worth having for ourselves, our children, and our neighbors around the world.”

2/20/19

Climate Change Plays Major Role in Top 10 Underreported Humanitarian Crises of 2018, New CARE Report Shows

GENEVA (February 21, 2019) - Today the international aid organization, CARE, launched a new report highlighting the ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2018.

1/10/17

Funds urgently needed, as Southern Africa enters peak of hunger crisis

(January 10, 2017) Millions face hunger in Southern Africa as the hunger crisis enters its peak, warns the humanitarian aid organization CARE.

1/4/17

The Plight and Promise in Southern Africa

Southern Africa is a source of great people, potential and possibility. It’s also right now a place of great challenge and uncertainty, as extreme weather conditions such as El Niño have produced a severe drought that threatens 40 million people.

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