VANUATU-(March 13, 2015)--With Tropical Cyclone Pam now upgraded to a Category Five system, the highest level, with sustained wind speeds of 260 kilometres an hour, CARE is mobilizing emergency relief supplies to prepare for response in Vanuatu.
Eighty-three percent of all the lights in Syria have gone out since the start of the conflict there, a global coalition of humanitarian and human rights organisations has revealed ahead of the fourth anniversary on March 15.
JUBA, South Sudan (March 10, 2015) - Humanitarian organization CARE has reached more than 600,000 South Sudanese people affected by the conflict that began in the world’s newest nation in December 2013.
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.