Emergency

6/12/15

Syrian refugees facing risks as child laborers, loss education, says CARE

AMMAN, Jordan (June 12, 2015) — On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labor on June 12, the humanitarian agency CARE is highlighting concerns that Syrian refugee children, with few options and little choice, are being forced to enter the labor market, losing educational

6/11/15

Yemen: US Government must help end commercial blockade as millions struggle to survive, urges CARE

  • At June 14 peace talks, CARE calls for permanent ceasefire and end to commercial blockade
  • Yemen currently has greatest level of humanitarian need in the world

6/11/15

Yemen: Aid agencies say permanent ceasefire needed now to safeguard millions

Humanitarian agencies are calling on the international community to support a lasting solution that could save the lives of millions of civilians in Yemen, as the United Nations prepares to host peace talks on Sunday June 14 in Geneva.

6/10/15

Hope, Not Hopeless: A Future for South Sudan

When I was an aid worker in southern Sudan in the 1990s, the fight for independence against Sudan had already been running for many years.

6/10/15

Syria Crisis: A Mother Negotiates the Space Between her Family’s Wellbeing and Child Labor

In April 2012, Fairouz*, 27, fled her home near Homs in Syria, with her husband and five children.  Their house had been bombed and there was little left but to escape with their lives.  When they arrived in Jordan, they stayed only one night in Zaatari camp before Jordanian relatives sponsored t

6/5/15

Nepal Earthquake: How CARE Buys in an Emergency

Yen Tan, is a Senior Procurement Specialist for CARE. Yen has been working for CARE for 15 years on procurement. He was the first experienced procurement staff member recruited by the organisation and has worked with CARE in a number of different emergencies around the world.

6/5/15

Working with Nepal’s Marginalized Communities After the Earthquake

Mangal Bahadur B.K, who belongs to the Dalit community of Nepal - a lower, landless caste and often traditionally discriminated against - shares his experiences about the problems faced by the Dalit community after the earthquake. 

6/5/15

Nepal Quake: CARE deploys further assistance to remote part of Nepal as monsoon arrives

KATHMANDU, Nepal (June 5, 2015) – As the monsoon season begins across Nepal, CARE is worried about the large numbers of people sleeping outdo

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