The Philippines is one of the most disaster prone countries in the world and the Filipino farmers are directly affected by typhoons and dry spell.
In recent days we’ve been hit with a seemingly ceaseless cycle of disastrous news – from the terrorist attacks in Belgium and Pakistan to the protracted crisis in Syria.
Towards the end of February in the northeast of Ethiopia, a mother of four prepared a meal for her children with the very last sorghum grains she had left. These seeds were supposed to be planted for the next harvest.
“All of the houses in my village were destroyed in a snap. As in we nearly lost everything.”
KATHMANDU (October 13, 2015) — Having gotten through the heavy rains of the Monsoon in temporary shelters, 2.8 million people in Nepal are soon to face freezing temperatures with the onset of winter.
Singi Bomjan thought he had seen it all. He had already lived through one earthquake and a lifetime of hard work and struggle. Three generations of his family had lived and died in his village of Banskhara, working the land and building a home for his children and his children’s children.
Ensuring the welfare of women, men, girls and boys, particularly in emergency situations, is one of CARE’s priorities.
On June 23 heavy rains in southeast Bangladesh caused severe flash floods across three districts. With over half a million people affected, CARE is already on the ground ready to assist over 5,000 of the people worst affected by the floods.