by Holly Frew, CARE USA
Life as a refugee is a life in waiting. They are safe from violence but their lives are on hold. They...
Small talk can be difficult with someone who lives in Yemen.
Questions about family often turn to dead relatives.
Talk about a bad...
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Why Do I Care?
Sean Camoni offers insight and reflection following his advocacy efforts on the Hill for CARE's 2008 National Conference.
Senator Menendez was fighting a cold. A large contingent Read More
A Bang-Up Start
The day started with a bang – or a beat, in any case – for some 20 participants in this year”s CARE National Conference. These hardy souls gathered at 7 a.m., under the leadership of Read More
What a Waste
I had every intention of eating the tomato - I could see myself cutting it up into slices for salad, using it for grilled cheese or a bacon/lettuce and tomato sandwich. But good intentions aren't Read More
Advocating on Capitol Hill for Better Maternal Health
This past Monday on Capitol Hill I got to attend a press conference with a group of Congress members and supporters. The purpose of the conference was to highlight the need for U.S. leadership to Read More
Hungry Season Looms Large in Myanmar as Number of Injured and Missing People Increase Dramatically
Today, torrential rains blasted the up to 2.5 million survivors of Cyclone Nargis, many of whom were migrating from the most affected areas in search of basic survival necessities. Damaged Read More
New Storm Threatens Myanmar
Many articles have appeared in the news today reporting that a new storm is approaching the cyclone-devastated area of Myanmar. Early indications predict that the storm will dump heavy rains on Read More
Survivors Recount Horror of Myanmar Cyclone
As CARE's emergency teams complete initial assessments in the Irrawaddy delta, gruesome scenes of bodies decomposing in the very ponds the Myanmarese use for drinking water are being reported. Read More
More on Myanmar
Today, we distributed rice to 3,000 people, using locally available food. On Wednesday, we distributed water to about 10,000 people in townships in Yangon. The recipients were those staying in Read More
A Powerful Noise
I attended the world premiere of A Powerful Noise at the Tribeca Film Festival last night (Apr 30). The turn out was great! There was a standing ovation at the end followed by a Q and A with Read More
A Nutty Idea that Just Might Work
“Extreme poverty can be ended in our lifetime.’
If you believe this, you are:
a) Optimistic bordering on delusional.
b) A Read More