Emergency

5/28/15

No Guarantees in South Sudan’s Deadly Conflict

Walking into the CARE supported clinic in Pariang, I see a little girl with edema – her belly is swollen because she hasn’t got enough to eat.  It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a child with edema, and I certainly didn’t expect to see one in this part of the country.

5/28/15

Nepal Earthquake: ”I am afraid I will lose my baby”

Ever since the earthquake Yam worries about losing her unborn child

5/28/15

Nepal Earthquake: Invisible Destruction

Sameer is the English teacher in his village in Gorkha. He worries about his students’ psychological well-being after the two big earthquakes.

5/27/15

Malnutrition Rates Reach Critical Levels as South Sudan Faces Further Food Crisis

Malnutrition rates in some parts of South Sudan have reached critical levels according to CARE. 

5/21/15

Nepal Earthquake: “Your place for safety & comfort almost killed you”

The devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal on June 25 has damaged or destroyed more than 750,000 houses. Amelia Rule, Emergency Shelter Advisor for CARE, talks about why a safe house is so important and how CARE supports people to rebuild their homes.

5/21/15

Building a Better Nepal

Grishma Raj Aryal, Communications Officer for CARE Nepal, writes about his personal experience on how communities are coming together to help those affected by the earthquake. 

5/21/15

Nepal Earthquake: “People are not helpless; let’s learn to listen”

After one month, CARE and the other humanitarian actors working on the earthquake response have managed to do a lot, despite the huge logistical challenges. We have reached over 23,000 people with initial life-saving aid across four of the worst affected districts.

5/18/15

Syria Crisis: "We want to return..."

On a cold and wet spring day in a rural community in north Lebanon, near Tripoli, a woman in sandals greets her visitors and immediately apologizes for the smell. Her family has found refuge in a shelter on a chicken farm. They are staying in what was previously used as a shed for animals.

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