Disaster Preparedness

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.

2/20/19

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.

12/27/18

Indonesia: CARE Distributes 200 Kits to Survivors Amid Fear of Further Tsunamis and Aftershocks in Sunda Straits

JAKARTA, (December 27, 2018) - CARE has distributed 200 hygiene kits containing sarong, toothbrushes, soap, detergent, sanitary pads and buckets for people living in affected villages and displacement camps following the most recent tsunami in the Sunda Strait, Indonesia.

12/24/18

Indonesia: CARE Prepares to Help Tsunami Survivors

JAKARTA, (December 24, 2018) - CARE today began preparations to distribute 200 hygiene kits containing sarongs, toothbrushes, soap, towels, and sanitary pads for some of those worst affected by the most recent tsunami in Indonesia's Sunda Straits, the third natural disaster to hi

12/23/18

Sunda Straits Tsunami: Third Disaster to hit Indonesia in the Last 6 Months

JAKARTA (December 23, 2018) – On Saturday night, December 22, a tsunami hit the islands of Sunda Straits, to the west of Java. CARE is ready to respond. 

10/4/18

NPR: 'Tragedy Everywhere': Aid Groups Scramble Against Time After Indonesian Tsunami

NPR quoted Wahyu Widayanto, CARE emergency coordinator, about the scene in Palu. "There are currently only two banks that have re-opened and just some small food stores, which aren't sufficient for the community here.

10/2/18

CARE Responds to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia

JAKARTA (October 2, 2018) —The death toll from the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi grew to 1,234 today as rescuers fought to reach the worst-affected areas. 

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