Ecuador earthquake: Over 700 aftershocks leave people in fear

QUITO—(April 29, 2016)-- After a massive earthquake that rocked Ecuador on April 16, more than 720,000 people are in need of immediate assistance. Over 700 aftershocks and a death toll rising to 659 have left people in fear.


NGOs and faith groups to Obama & Putin: Hope is crumbling on your watch, save Syria’s ceasefire

"Violence across Syria has escalated alarmingly, reportedly claiming a life on average every 25 minutes in the past 48 hours. We cannot stand by in the face of this catastrophe.


Earthquake in Ecuador: Hope for survivors

One of the most powerful earthquakes caused severe destruction in Ecuador. But there is hope, because of people like Juan.
Jonel, 30 : “I was not afraid when the earthquake hit. I immediately felt that I needed to help.”


Earthquake in Ecuador: “The end of the world”

One minute seems to be enough to turn the world upside down. How a child witnessed the earthquake in Ecuador.


South Sudan: Opposition leader’s return is chance to turn suffering into success

JUBA, South Sudan—(April 26, 2016)-- As a key part of a peace agreement signed in August 2015, opposition leader Riek Machar has returned to South Sudan, which could bring the long-awaited Transitional Government of National Unity.


One year after Nepal earthquake: Urgent need to accelerate reconstruction

KATHMANDU- (April 25, 2016)- One year after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, reconstruction efforts need to be accelerated, urges international humanitarian organization CARE.


Ecuador quake: Displaced earthquake survivors at risk of Zika Virus; CARE providing clean water and shelter

QUITO (April 21, 2016) — After a powerful earthquake hit Ecuador on Saturday, CARE International is supporting affected survivors with water, emergency shelter and disease prevention.


The Journey of a Refugee: Omar Almasri

The first time I see Omar Almasri, he is lying on the floor at the refugee reception centre in Sid, a Serbian city on the border with Croatia.  He is too weak to speak to me.