A disaster response should first and foremost meet people’s immediate needs to help them face the challenges caused by an emergency situation.
When disaster strikes, it is those with the least support who are some of the most affected. Maya, 54, has had no one but herself to rely on during the recent drought affecting much of Cambodia.
Imagine being pregnant but having to choose between eating enough food and drinking enough water. For the last month this has been the reality for Vann, 24, a young woman from Koh Kong in Cambodia.
Donors must close funding gap to support government efforts assisting families in need.
EU member states must urgently meet their own commitments and facilitate relocation of refugees
CARE emphasizes the importance of engaging women and girls in the planning and delivery of crisis assistance
QUITO—(April 29, 2016)-- After a massive earthquake that rocked Ecuador on April 16, more than 720,000 people are in need of immediate assistance. Over 700 aftershocks and a death toll rising to 659 have left people in fear.
"Violence across Syria has escalated alarmingly, reportedly claiming a life on average every 25 minutes in the past 48 hours. We cannot stand by in the face of this catastrophe.