Emergency

3/5/18

Cholera Outbreak in Uganda Poses Further Risk to Congolese Refugees

KAMPALA, Uganda (March 5, 2018) — Thousands of Congolese seeking refuge at settlements in southwestern Uganda are at risk of contracting cholera, warns the humanitarian aid organization CARE.

3/2/18

Shelling Prevents Aid from Entering Eastern Ghouta Despite UN Resolution Demanding That Hostilities Stop

BEIRUT, Lebanon (March 2, 2018) — Airstrikes and shelling in eastern Ghouta have prevented humanitarian aid from entering the besieged enclave and medical evacuations from leaving, according to a group of international humanitarian organizations, including

2/12/18

As Cyclone Gita Intensifies Near Tonga, CARE prepares to respond

NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga (Feb. 12, 2018) — As Cyclone Gita intensifies to a possible Category 5 storm, Pacific island Tonga braces for the worst tropical cyclone to hit the region in almost two years.

2/8/18

Civilians under fire in two of Syria’s ‘de-escalation zones’ living in inhumane conditions, warns CARE

Syrians tell about life with little food, water, and medicine and call for an immediate ceasefire

2/6/18

Somalian Drought: Displaced but holding on to hope

It has been dry in Somalia for more than 8 years. It does not rain, and when there is not enough water, people cannot harvest enough food and go hungry. Now, with the new year, the drought continues.

 

2/5/18

Hundreds of thousands of Syrians risk being pushed to return in 2018 despite ongoing violence, warn aid agencies

For every Syrian who returned home last year, three more were newly displaced

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