“One day you are in one place, and then the soldiers come and you have to run to another place. We have been on the run since the war spread to our village last July,” says Mary, a 28-year-old pregnant mother from Central Equatoria in South Sudan.
It was September 2016 when the war finally spread to Joyce’s village. She watched morning to night as massive groups of people were on the move to Uganda in search of safety.
Voice of America features CARE’s “Letters of Hope” exchangebetween students in Boulder, Colorado and their refugee counterparts in Dadaab, Kenya.
1. Uganda is experiencing the largest refugee crisis in Africa.
South Sudanese Women and Girls Arriving in Uganda Traumatized from Sexual Violence; in Urgent Need of Assistance
KAMPALA- (June 14, 2017) — Ahead of the ‘Uganda Solidarity Summit on Refugees’ on June 22-23, the poverty-fighting organization CARE warns of the alarming health and safety risks for refugee women and girls fleeing the continuous fighting and famine in South Sud
Public Radio International aired a story highlighting how the drought in Sub-Saharan Africa disproportionately affects women.
ABUJA, Nigeria (May 17, 2017) — Disease outbreaks in the Lake Chad region coupled with a rising number of people experiencing severe hunger in Nigeria demands urgent attention to provide a political solution to the complex conflict and release much needed funds, urges CARE, the
SANA’A, Yemen (May 15, 2017) —The global poverty-fighting organization CARE is alarmed by the increase in reported cases and deaths resulting from a cholera and an acute watery diarrhea, or AWD outbreak in Yemen. According to the World Health Organization, 51 people are estimate