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.”
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 11 countries throughout West Africa:
GENEVA (February 21, 2019)
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.
ATLANTA (Nov. 25, 2014) - As efforts continue to contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, CARE is escalating its response to help prevent the spread of the virus across borders into Ivory Coast and Mali.
Adjoua Martine Konan had heard people in this cocoa-farming region of Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) talk about the Ebola outbreak that was ravaging neighboring Liberia and Guinea. But Konan didn’t think the outbreak was real.
CARE Pres. and CEO, Dr. Helene Gayle, discusses the dangerous economic fallout from West Africa's Ebola outbreak.
Medical teams in west Africa treated patients infected with Ebola as they tried to prevent the disease from spreading.
In Washington, D.C., Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control, told lawmakers the CDC is on its highest alert level.