Emergency

2/24/16

Ethiopian Drought: Millions will have no food in coming months without additional funding amid drought worsened by El Niño

CARE elevates the Ethiopian drought to Type 4 or “most severe” on its emergency scale

2/24/16

New York Times: Fiji Declares State of Disaster after Cyclone Winston

Following a Category 5 cyclone devastated the island nation, Fiji declared a state of natural disaster. It is the most powerful storm to ever hit the country.

2/23/16

Syria Crisis: Aid and civilians attacked as leaders talk ceasefire

Just as the world’s leaders committed themselves to get aid delivered to millions of Syrians in need, aid agencies warn that this has been one of the worst months on record with many reports of indiscriminate attacks on aid and civilians.

2/21/16

Cyclone Winston: Fears for Fiji’s outer islands as assessments begin

FIJI—(February 21, 2016)-- Emergency teams have begun assessing the damage caused by severe Tropical Cyclone Winston, one of the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest storms on record.

2/20/16

Cyclone Winston: Catastrophic storm tears through Fiji, CARE ready to respond

FIJI-(February 20, 2016)—Tropical Cyclone Winston slammed into Fiji making it the most powerful to ever hit the island. CARE is ready to respond after the storm was upgraded to category five, triggering evacuations across Fiji’s main island Viti-Levu.

2/16/16

A Woman Leader and Her Community’s Journey to Disaster Resilience

“All of the houses in my village were destroyed in a snap. As in we nearly lost everything.”

2/16/16

A Woman in Action: Stepping Up for Resilience

It was a sunny morning in the laid-back village of Plaridel in the town of Dagami, Leyte. People started entering a small community chapel to attend CARE’s Community Risk Assessment training.

2/12/16

CARE response to “cessation of hostilities” in Syrian conflict

CARE: “Cessation of hostilities” welcome, but at what price?

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