Emergency

12/21/13

The Observer - Typhoon Haiyan: an Aid Worker's Diary of a Disaster

Aid agency worker Sandra Bulling was part of a team that flew to the Philippines when it was hit by the devastating storm last month. This is what she saw.

12/19/13

The National - Hope in Philippines After Super Typhoon Haiyan

Days merge into nights for Athena Denise Gepte, the emergency response coordinator for the Philippine NGO Accord, who is based in Tacloban, one of the cities hit hardest by Super Typhoon Haiyan.

12/6/13

CNBC.com – The Syrian Business Uprising

One night last spring, when bombs fell on her neighbors' house, Nahla Abdul-Raheem fled her own comfortable two-story home in Dara'a, Syria, with her husband and five children, the youngest daughter just 4 years old.

12/4/13

Shelter a Critical Issue for Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

MANILA (Dec. 6, 2013)—As the one-month anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan approaches on Dec. 8, lack of shelter continues to be a critical issue for millions of people in the Philippines.

12/3/13

‘Without Hope You Cannot Live’: CARE’s Syrian Volunteers Help Fellow Refugees

"Whenever we went to class there were bombs." Razan, a young Syrian woman, had always done well in school and prided herself on her good grades.   But as she took an important test, she couldn't concentrate. "Bombs were going off right nearby during the exam session.

12/1/13

Media Planet - Disaster Relief and Emergency Preparedness

CARE partnered with the San Francisco Chronicle for the Media Planet digital campaign focusing on Disaster Relief and Emergency Preparedness. 

See the campaign here >

 

11/26/13

Typhoon Haiyan: Rebuilding Tacloban

When Typhoon Haiyan’s 16-foot storm surge crashed into this seaside neighborhood in Tacloban, a group of 300 neighbors clung to a rope atop a roof. When it was over, only three houses were left standing in the seafront area.

11/20/13

Volunteers Help CARE’s Relief Efforts in Remote Typhoon-Hit Communities

MANILA (Nov. 20, 2013) — Families devastated by Typhoon Haiyan are joining CARE’s aid distribution efforts in central Philippines, as communities previously cut off receive critical food and supplies.

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