Syria ceasefire: People can breathe again, but access to those in need remains crucial

CARE welcomes the announcement of a ceasefire brokered by the US and Russia that came into effect at sunset on Monday, the beginning of the important Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.


Syria Crisis: Increase in Syrian women fleeing the conflict alone, says report by CARE

LONDON—(September 10, 2016)-- As the Syrian refugee crisis worsens, leading aid agency CARE is reporting a substantial rise in female-headed households, as women flee the country and attempt the perilous journey alone or with their children.


CARE response to attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

GENEVA—(September 6, 2016) Late Monday night on September 5, an armed group launched an attack in front of the main gate of the Kabul office of CARE International.  The incident continued through early Tuesday morning with damages sustained to the CARE compound. CARE is currently


The human face of the drought

“I have never used a camera before, and I have neither seen myself in a photo or in a mirror”, was one of the first things volunteer Rita said to me when I started my training on photography and storytelling in a small village close to Funhalouro, in the South of Mozambique.


Three Hundred Sixty Five Days and Still Counting

Three hundred and sixty five days and still counting. The war in Yemen continues. The majority of Yemenis who have no stake in the war continue to suffer. Yet, they have an unwavering hope that things will be better tomorrow. Some of these brave hearts are within our own organization CARE.


Volunteering during times of drought

Joaquina and Relia have been neighbors in a little village close to Funhalouro in the Southeast of Mozambique for many years. The two friends spend hours to fetch water every day. Their village has no running water, no electricity and the nearest hospital is hours away.


“Without food we cannot survive”

It is a hot day in Pembe, a small town in the province of Inhambane in the Southeast of Mozambique. In the early morning hours men and women are waiting to queue for a month’s food aid ration. Most of them have walked for hours, others already arrived the day before.


South Sudan: We won’t give up on you

In all my 16 years as a humanitarian aid worker, I have never seen anything like the violence that besieged Juba, South Sudan, last month. It started on a Thursday night with small-arms gunfire that I thought would end quickly.