KABUL, Afghanistan (October 26, 2015) — A powerful earthquake struck northern Afghanistan Monday afternoon, with tremors felt as far as Pakistan and India. Afghans in Kabul say it is the strongest earthquake they have experienced.
A week ago, all alone and in labor, Mariam, 37, rushed herself to the hospital to give birth to her tiny daughter, Aya. With her relatives and husband in Syria, Mariam has had few people to rely upon for helping cover expensive medical services or running household errands.
BELGRADE/SERBIAN-CROATIAN BORDER (Oct. 21, 2015) — The situation is deteriorating rapidly for refugees and migrants in the Balkans.
KATHMANDU (October 13, 2015) — Having gotten through the heavy rains of the Monsoon in temporary shelters, 2.8 million people in Nepal are soon to face freezing temperatures with the onset of winter.
Singi Bomjan thought he had seen it all. He had already lived through one earthquake and a lifetime of hard work and struggle. Three generations of his family had lived and died in his village of Banskhara, working the land and building a home for his children and his children’s children.
CARE extends its deepest sympathies to the family members and colleagues of those killed inside a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital hit during air attacks in Kunduz, Afghanistan today.
I recently met a young child I’ll never forget. Her name is Amar. To me she represents both the tragedy and the hope of Syrian refugees who have fled their homes in search of a better life.