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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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Notes From the Field

Check out our blog for fresh dispatches from CARE’s workers on the ground.

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10/18/13

Die or Accept Your Fate

Marie, 30, fled her home in Kitchanga when armed groups arrived and violence broke out in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in March.

10/18/13

An Eye for Crying: Uncertain Future for Syrian Refugee Girls

Hanan is showing us a picture she drew on a torn piece of paper. In some ways it’s what you’d expect from an 8 year old. The people have smiling faces and amorphous bodies....

10/18/13

Cyclone Phailin: Stories of Resilience

Because of early evacuation and other preventative measures, millions of lives on the coast of Eastern India were spared from Cyclone Phailin. But its severe storms and...

10/17/13

Arminda Pererira Plans for the Future

CARE works with poor families in Timor Leste to help them grow their own crops, improve their diet, sell surplus crops for a profit and store their seeds for the next season.

10/17/13

Gender and Emergencies

Emergencies have different impacts on men and women and often change household and community dynamics. Women are disproportionately affected by natural disasters and face...

10/16/13

Girl Power at Its Best

When I left for Lalwi village, in Bahraich, to meet the girls of Ekta adolescent group, little did I know that I was about to discover a gold mine of inspirational stories.

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