Emergency

12/12/16

Washington Post: An Unexpected Result of Yemen's War; More Men are Cooking and Cleaning

Yemen is one of the worst countries in the world for women and girls, but since the war arrived in March 2015, the roles of women have seen a dramatic shift. Now many  mothers and daughters walk to the mountainous scrub to gather wood, which they turn into charcoal and sell.

12/7/16

CARE Team Leads Assessment in Areas Affected by Indonesian Earthquake

JAKARTA (Dec. 7, 2016) — Global humanitarian organization CARE is leading assessments in the province of Aceh, Indonesia, after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the region, killing dozens of people and destroying homes and buildings, including a hospital.

12/1/16

UN General Assembly must urgently “Unite for Peace” in Syria as humanitarian catastrophe unfolds in Aleppo, says global coalition

As the fall of Aleppo looms amid untold humanitarian catastrophe, more than 220 civil society organizations from 45 countries have issued a declaration saying that the UN Security Council has “failed to uphold its responsibility to protect the Syrian people.” Signatories to the declaration, inclu

11/30/16

CARE Calls for Immediate End to Attacks on Civilians in Aleppo

ATLANTA (Nov. 30, 2016) — Global humanitarian organization CARE is calling for an immediate end to attacks on civilians in and around Aleppo and for safe and unimpeded humanitarian access to those in most desperate need. 

11/17/16

Latrine scene – A lesson in water and sanitation from a 34-year-old cleaner

Cleaning public toilets is not a pleasant task, regardless where you are. But for Janay Issack it is twice as hard.

11/17/16

Dadaab Refugee Camp: CARE welcomes news of a postponed deadline for closure

NAIROBI- (November 17, 2016)- CARE in Kenya is welcoming the announcement of the Kenyan government to postpone the closure of the Dadaab refugee camps.

11/17/16

Mosul: Joint Statement on One Month of Military Operations to Retake

BAGHDAD—(November 17, 2016)-- Today marks one month of intensified military operations to retake the city of Mosul.

11/17/16

World Toilet Day: Water and sanitation crucial in long-term crises

Women and girls face greatest risks / Additional funding needed to meet refugees’ needs in Dadaab

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