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8/14/15

After the Flooding: The Faces of Myanmar

Severe flooding and landslides in Myanmar, caused by Cyclone Komen hitting neighboring Bangladesh, have led to the country’s worst natural disaster since Cyclone Nargis in...

8/6/15

Malawi: A Safer Home at Last

In January 2015, 77-year-old Mwaona Bote narrowly survived one of the worst floods in Malawi in living memory. Heavy rains poured for five continuous days before her house...

7/31/15

CARE Applauds Senate Introduction of Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015

ATLANTA – (July 30, 2015) The global poverty fighting group CARE hailed the introduction of the Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015, which will improve how the United...

7/30/15

"Need is the Mother of All Invention”: Syrian refugees using innovation to improve their lives

Aeed Aloosh, 50, sits in the relative cool of his shelter, protected from the sweltering desert temperatures outside.  Using found materials, he and his sons have improved...

7/30/15

“Sometimes we only had dry bread and water”: Volunteering Brings Life and Hope to Azraq Camp

Thunayya is one of some 20,000 Syrian refugees residing in Azraq camp, and one of 1,800 participating in an incentive-based volunteer program in the camp, according to a...

7/16/15

Cambodia: A trusted place to save can help women prepare for emergencies

When Chan’s son suddenly became ill, she knew she needed to take him to the hospital. But the hospital was far away and she did not know how much she would have to pay to get...

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