Emergency

4/17/16

Earthquake in Ecuador

Hundreds dead and death toll likely to rise

ATLANTA — (April 17, 2016) A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Ecuador on Saturday killing more than 250 people and injuring hundreds more.  

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.

4/14/16

Southern Africa drought threatens humanitarian catastrophe, warn aid agencies

MAPUTO, Mozambique—(April 14, 2016) – On April 12th Mozambique issued a "red alert" and Malawi declared a state of national disaster in response to severe food shortages affecting millions of people.

4/14/16

Creating Livelihood Options for Farmers

Som Bahadur Tamang from Dubachour VDC of Sindhupalchowk district had just started planting tomatoes in his farm during August 2015 when he was interviewed by CARE staff. Eight months after, Som is making good progress and is able to make a decent living selling his tomatoes.  

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

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.

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