Hunger in Emergencies

10/9/18

Family flees Venezuela to escape starvation

Like many Venezuelan girls, 7-year-old Salma fled a country where a near-worthless currency, an inflation rate that could reach 1,000,000 percent before year’s end, and a poverty rate approaching 90 percent have pushed food, medicine, and other necessities out of reach.

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. 

10/1/18

CARE Begins Emergency Response Activities in Indonesia as Death Toll Soars

JAKARTA (October 1, 2018) - International humanitarian organization CARE today began preparations for an assessment of the damages caused by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, which has left at least 832 people dead and a further 540 injur

8/6/18

Joint NGO statement on attack in Hodeidah on 2 August

We, the undersigned humanitarian and human rights organizations, strongly condemn the major attacks that hit a fish market and the entrance to Yemen's largest hospital, Al Thawra, in Hodeidah on August 2nd, which reportedly killed over 40 civilians, including children.

8/3/18

Airstrikes in Hodeidah Mark Fresh Violence in Vulnerable Yemen Port City

SANAA (August 3, 2018) – Almost two months after an offensive on the Yemen port city of Hodeidah began, last night airstrikes hit a fish market and the entrance to a hospital, injuring up to 70 people and killing at least 20, including medical staff.

7/19/18

Ethiopia: A Massive Crisis Off the International Radar

ADDIS ABABA (July 19, 2018) - Since the beginning of this year, over 800,000 people in Ethiopia have fled the violence.

6/14/18

Joint Statement: Escalation on Hodeidah

AMMAN (June 14, 2018) - International aid groups working in Yemen today expressed outrage at the loss of human life that has resulted from a military assault on Hodeidah city and its port, and accused the attackers of a total disregard for human suffering.

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