Hunger in Emergencies

12/12/16

PBS Newshour: In Drought-stricken Malawi, Rains just Don't Come

The World Food Program has declared its highest level emergency for Southern Africa where drought has destroyed crops and harvests leaving 28 million people in need of emergency food assistance. Malawi is one of the hardest hit countries.

9/29/16

Rising after the storm

Rebuilding after a major disaster could be a huge hurdle to overcome. But for Edna Pelayo, a 27-year-old mother of three from Nueva Ecija in the Philippines, it is possible.

8/15/16

Volunteering during times of drought

Joaquina and Relia have been neighbors in a little village close to Funhalouro in the Southeast of Mozambique for many years. The two friends spend hours to fetch water every day. Their village has no running water, no electricity and the nearest hospital is hours away.

8/15/16

“Without food we cannot survive”

It is a hot day in Pembe, a small town in the province of Inhambane in the Southeast of Mozambique. In the early morning hours men and women are waiting to queue for a month’s food aid ration. Most of them have walked for hours, others already arrived the day before.

5/27/16

Helping the hardest hit when natural disasters occur

When disaster strikes, it is those with the least support who are some of the most affected. Maya, 54, has had no one but herself to rely on during the recent drought affecting much of Cambodia.

5/27/16

Water or food? Pregnancy challenges during Cambodia’s worst drought in decades

Imagine being pregnant but having to choose between eating enough food and drinking enough water. For the last month this has been the reality for Vann, 24, a young woman from Koh Kong in Cambodia.

4/20/16

CARE Champions the Senate’s Passage of Global Food Security Act

The GFSA will ensure that smallholder farmers, particularly women, are empowered to feed their families and communities.

4/6/16

Nueva Ecija farmers recover from Lando amidst El Nino

The Philippines is one of the most disaster prone countries in the world and the Filipino  farmers are directly affected by typhoons and dry spell.

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