Emergency

6/15/17

Five Things You Need to Know about the Uganda Refugee Crisis

1. Uganda is experiencing the largest refugee crisis in Africa.

6/15/17

Voice of America: Pen Pal Program Connects US Students with Refugee Camp in Kenya

Voice of America features CARE’s “Letters of Hope”  exchangebetween students in Boulder, Colorado and their refugee counterparts in Dadaab, Kenya.

6/14/17

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

6/4/17

PRI: Drought and Gender

Public Radio International aired a story highlighting how the drought in Sub-Saharan Africa disproportionately affects women.

5/17/17

Disease outbreaks and hunger threaten the lives of millions in Lake Chad region

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

5/16/17

Yemen’s Dire Humanitarian Crisis Threatened by Deadly Cholera Outbreak

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

5/5/17

Cyclone Donna: CARE Prepares To Respond In Vanuatu

VANUATU (May 5, 2017) — CARE, the global poverty-fighting organization, is preparing an emergency response in Vanuatu as the Pacific nation braces for the strongest cyclone to hit the country since Cyclone Pam in 2015.

4/21/17

Urgent funds needed for Yemen to prevent total collapse, warns CARE

SANAA, Yemen—(April 21, 2017)-- Ahead of the ‘High-level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen’ in Geneva on April 25, CARE asks international governments to urgently scale up financial support for millions of people on the brink of famine in Yemen.

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