Emergency

Bamako, Mali - Ahead of the Sahel Appeal to be launched by the United Nations on the February 3, 2014 in Rome, 11 humanitarian agencies warn that northern Mali is set to face another serious food crisis unless funds are rapidly mobilized.

More than 800,000 people need immediate food assistance, and across the country, 3 million people are at risk of not finding enough to eat. More than half of these people are living in northern Mali.

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JUBA (Jan. 24, 2014)—CARE welcomes the ceasefire agreement reached for South Sudan and hopes it will create an opportunity to reach hundreds of thousands of people who are in desperate need of help.

“There still are half a million people displaced across the country. Many are exhausted, traumatized and have had little food or water,” said Aimee Ansari, country director for CARE in South Sudan. “Many are still too afraid to go home, and given the scale of the destruction, may have no home to return to.”

Seven humanitarian and human rights organizations call for international community to 'stand up for the people of Syria'.

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Need for more funding as refugees and returnees continue crossing into Chad/CARE supports camps with water, sanitation and food

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Chronic crisis?

"The world needs to accept that many parts of Niger and the Sahel are now in a state of chronic crisis," explained Barbara Jackson, Humanitarian Director, CARE International, in 2012.

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CARE calls for humanitarian access so that displaced people have food, water, shelter and health care

JUBA (Jan. 16, 2014)—As the armed conflict in South Sudan enters its second month, CARE calls for an end to the violence and continues to support lifesaving work in dozens of the country’s clinics. CARE is especially concerned about the effect of the violence on women and girls.

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AMMAN (Jan. 15, 2014)—At the closing of the second Kuwait Donor Conference, the global poverty-fighting organization CARE urges governments to ensure that today’s pledges for Syrians in need are quickly translated into aid delivery on the ground and that further assistance will be made available. Governments have pledged at least 1.4 billion USD with reports of higher totals as the conference comes to a close. In total, the United Nations appealed for $6.5 billion to address urgently needed humanitarian assistance inside and outside Syria. The conference aimed to rally international financial support to meet the basic needs of more than 10 million Syrians in need.

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