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A month after Cyclone Idai, menstrual hygiene becomes a silent need as cholera outbreak fears persist

BEIRA/HARARE/LILONGWE (April 16, 2019) — Women and girls affected by last month’s destructive Cyclone Idai storm are facing serious health risks due to shortages of menstrual...


One Month After Cyclone Idai, Food Shortages Outpace Funding

BEIRA/HARARE/LILONGWE (April 12, 2019) — The effects of last month’s Cyclone Idai are threatening to create a catastrophic hunger crisis compounded by the existing food...


CARE Names New Chief Operating Officer

ATLANTA (April 8, 2019) — The global poverty fighting organization CARE announced it has named Tjada D’Oyen McKenna its chief operating officer. 


CARE and Rita Angel Taylor (RAT) Team Up to Make #March4Women with Her Debut Song ‘For My Girls’

Singer and CARE Ambassador Rita Angel Taylor (RAT) released her debut song “For My Girls” this month — complete with an International Women’s Day flash mob performance at the...


Cyclone Idai: CARE’s Relief Kits Address Fears of Disease Outbreak

MAPUTO – As experts in Mozambique warn of a cholera outbreak, CARE is designing aid distributions to stem the onset of a “second disaster" in the communities worst-affected...


CARE to Honor Chef José Andrés, Michèle Flournoy, U.S. Reps. Lowey and Granger as Humanitarian Leaders

On June 11, CARE will present Chef José Andrés and Michele Flournoy with their awards at a Global Leaders Network Awards reception at the U.S. Institute of Peace in...


Four Years on, Yemen War Leaves Country Reliant on Humanitarian Aid

March 26 marks four years since the escalation of conflict in Yemen in 2015.


Cyclone Idai: CARE Puts Women, Children at Heart of Relief Distributions

CARE staff responding to the devastation left by Cyclone Idai across southern Africa say children and women – particularly pregnant and lactating mothers – are most...


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


Cyclone Idai and Floods Cause Massive Destruction, Deaths in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi

Countries in southern Africa have been hit by what is possibly the deadliest cyclone ever recorded in the area. Cyclone Idai has caused at least 150 deaths, and affected more...