Many health clinics have been destroyed; CARE starts distributing safe birthing kits to remote villages
Aid agencies call for an immediate and permanent cease fire as 70,000 people flee Coalition airstrikes in northern Yemen
A group of 17 aid agencies working in Yemen today condemned the growing intensity of airstrikes in the north of Yemen on 8th and 9th of May 2015, as an estimated 70,000 people including 28,000 children flee from the northern Governorate of Sa'ada.
3am on Saturday 25 April 2015, the phone rang in my hotel room just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, USA where I was staying for a meeting with CARE USA colleagues. A big earthquake had hit Nepal; the country where I am Country Director and my adopted home.
Manila, PHILIPPINES (May 8 2014) — As of 10 a.m.
CARE is supporting families in the Dohuk area of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), where over 900,000 Iraqis have sought refuge since conflict spread across the north last summer.
It is cold and rainy, when I arrive in the refugee camp Berseve I, about 20 minutes by car from Zakho in the Kurdish Region of Iraq. The water is pouring on the tarps of the tents, the soil is rain-sodden and within minutes my hands are freezing cold.
Mid-way down a gravel lane in a tent camp for Iraqis displaced by conflict in nearby provinces, a group of teenage girls is gathered in a circle, exchanging the latest news, stories of friends and family. Each of their families fled here, to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) late last summer wh