Emergency

8/18/15

Civilians Need Peace Urgently as Talks Face Further Delay

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN (August 18, 2015) — Delaying peace may have serious consequences for South Sudanese civilians who are enduring their 20th month of a brutal civil war, aid agencies Oxfam, CARE and IRC warned today.

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 2008.

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 fell, leaving her homeless and destitute.

8/3/15

CARE responds to severe flooding in Myanmar, Bangladesh and India

MYANMAR (August 3, 2015) — Heavy monsoon rains have caused flooding and landslides in several parts of Myanmar, killing dozens of people and affecting hundreds of thousands of residents.

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 the insulation in their shelters, adding a layer to better protect them from the heat and cold, blocked spaces where winter r

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 recent assessment by CARE International in Jordan.

7/13/15

South Sudan’s Fourth Birthday

This month marks South Sudan’s fourth birthday but there’s not much to celebrate. The world’s youngest country is mired in a civil war that has displaced more than 2 million people and left 7 million without enough food.

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