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.
MAPUTO (February 15, 2017) — The global humanitarian organization CARE is mobilizing emergency relief supplies to respond to Tropical Cyclone Dineo, which is expected to be upgraded to a Category Two system in southern Mozambique.
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PORT-AU-PRINCE—(October 3, 2016)--As powerful Hurricane Matthew barrels toward Haiti, CARE is preparing to respond to this potentially devastating storm with clean drinking water, food assistance and emergency supplies such as tarps for shelter, blankets and hygiene kits.
Joaquina and Relia have been neighbors in a little village close to Funhalouro in the Southeast of Mozambique for many years. The two friends spend hours to fetch water every day. Their village has no running water, no electricity and the nearest hospital is hours away.
It is a hot day in Pembe, a small town in the province of Inhambane in the Southeast of Mozambique. In the early morning hours men and women are waiting to queue for a month’s food aid ration. Most of them have walked for hours, others already arrived the day before.
Thi Mom, 47, has a lot of responsibility resting on her slim shoulders. The mother-of-four not only cares for her children and young grandchild but also for her husband, who has a disability which means he has been unable to walk for the past nine years.
A disaster response should first and foremost meet people’s immediate needs to help them face the challenges caused by an emergency situation.