The outbreak of the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone and Liberia did not just infect and kill thousands of people. It brought these West Africa countries to a standstill. Entire communities were quarantined. Borders were sealed off. Markets closed. People were confined to their homes.
The humanitarian situation in Yemen is worsening as political instability and the conflict continues. After decades of chronic underdevelopment and socio-economic crisis, 15.9 million people – more than 60 percent of the population – are now in need of humanitarian assistance.
CARE has reached more than 50,000 people with food, cash, drinking water or hygiene kits in Niger.
NGOs urge regional leaders and donors to redouble efforts to push for a lasting peace agreement that transforms South Sudan’s trajectory from devastation to development
Even before the devastating floods in Malawi, Aida Marko, a 39-year old woman from Chawanje village in Ntcheu District had more than enough to worry about. Losing her house and a promising crop to floods worsened her situation.
JUBA, South Sudan. (Feb. 2, 2015) — CARE welcomes the signing of the ceasefire between the government and opposition forces in South Sudan.
Severity of crisis depends on the delivery of humanitarian assistance, particularly in conflict-affected states.
Over 638,000 people affected, 79 dead and 1.5 million people in need of food assistance