Emergency

4/14/16

Giving Hope to Families

Jit Lal Tamang, 36 from Banskharkha Village of Sindhupalchowk helps to carry a bucket of water inside the temporary shelter he and his family lives in, while his wife, Kami Granden cooks. However, this kind of peaceful environment was not common a while ago.

4/11/16

Yemen: Ceasefire must hold or thousands more will die

SANA’A, Yemen—(April 10, 2016)-- Today's agreed cessation of hostilities in Yemen comes at a crucial moment when an entire country is on the brink.

4/11/16

The Many Faces of Dadaab

“The leader”

4/8/16

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt: WWII Refugee pays it forward with Care package to Syrian refugee

Once a child refugee herself, Helga penned a letter to 16-year-old Sajeda, a Syrian refugee. The NBC story - which ran as part of its “Making a Difference” segment - featured Sajeda's tearful response to the CARE Package.  "Helga made me feel like I exist," she said.

4/8/16

Fox News: WWII Survivors write letters to inspire, comfort Syrian refugees

Helga Kissell remembers fondly when she was a refugee from WWII struggling to survive and then received her first CARE package of flour, powdered milk, chocolate, eggs and coffee. Seven decades later, CARE invited Kissell and a handful of other former World War II refugees to write letters of enc

4/8/16

Washington Post: The beautiful bond between WWII refugees and Syria’s displaced children

Gunter Nitsch's family was among the first ever recipients of the original “care package,” a generic term now but which originated with the humanitarian organization CARE (Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere), formed in 1945. So now he, and other World War II refugees who received ca

4/6/16

Nueva Ecija farmers recover from Lando amidst El Nino

The Philippines is one of the most disaster prone countries in the world and the Filipino  farmers are directly affected by typhoons and dry spell.

3/30/16

Oxfam, Save the Children and CARE call for donor intervention, as Southern Africa region endorses action plan to tackle El Niño food crisis

(March 30, 2016) - Donors and Southern African governments must act swiftly, collaboratively, and generously in responding to the South African Development Community’s (SADC) announcement of a regional drought emergency triggered by El Niño, warn Oxfam, Save the Children and CARE

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