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CARE is one of the world's largest private international humanitarian organizations, committed to helping families in poor communities improve their lives and achieve lasting victories over poverty. The organization was founded in 1945, when 22 American organizations came together to rush lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. CARE quickly became a trusted vehicle for the compassion and generosity of millions. Originally located in New York City, we moved our headquarters to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1993. We are located at 151 Ellis Street, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2440 USA.
 
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CARE Champions the Senate’s Passage of Global Food Security Act

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4/17/16

Earthquake in Ecuador

Hundreds dead and death toll likely to rise ATLANTA — (April 17, 2016) A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Ecuador on Saturday killing more than 250 people and injuring...

4/14/16

Southern Africa drought threatens humanitarian catastrophe, warn aid agencies

MAPUTO, Mozambique—(April 14, 2016) – On April 12th Mozambique issued a "red alert" and Malawi declared a state of national disaster in response to severe food shortages...

4/14/16

New Report Calls for Overhaul of International Humanitarian System

WASHINGTON—Faced with an unprecedented global humanitarian crisis that is stretching aid agencies to the brink, a group of leading U.S.

4/11/16

Yemen: Ceasefire must hold or thousands more will die

SANA’A, Yemen—(April 10, 2016)-- Today's agreed cessation of hostilities in Yemen comes at a crucial moment when an entire country is on the brink.

3/30/16

Oxfam, Save the Children and CARE call for donor intervention, as Southern Africa region endorses action plan to tackle El Niño food crisis

(March 30, 2016) - Donors and Southern African governments must act swiftly, collaboratively, and generously in responding to the South African Development Community’s (SADC...

3/22/16

Yemen: After a year of war, the world must no longer ignore the human suffering

SANA’A, Yemen—(March, 22, 2016)— More than 80 percent of the  population of Yemen has been severely affected by the ongoing and brutal armed conflict that further escalated...

3/15/16

War forcing Syrian women to take a lead role to survive, despite numerous risks, says new CARE report

AMMAN—(March 15, 2016)-- Five years of war have left Syrian women under immense pressure as they struggle to fill gaps in family income and deteriorating public services,...

3/15/16

CARE Applauds U.S. Government Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls

New strategy will empower girls by helping prevent the harmful practice of child marriage  

3/10/16

CARE Champions Passage of Global Food Security Act

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

3/10/16

CARE Champions Passage of Global Food Security Act

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

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