Disaster Preparedness

2/15/17

CARE preparing for the worst as Tropical Cyclone Dineo expected to lash Mozambique

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.

1/17/17

New report: 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2016

CARE highlights ten neglected humanitarian crises around the world in latest report

10/3/16

Hurricane Matthew: CARE prepares to respond to potentially devastating storm in Haiti

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.

8/15/16

Volunteering during times of drought

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.

8/15/16

“Without food we cannot survive”

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.

5/27/16

Helping the hardest hit when natural disasters occur

When disaster strikes, it is those with the least support who are some of the most affected. Maya, 54, has had no one but herself to rely on during the recent drought affecting much of Cambodia.

5/27/16

Water or food? Pregnancy challenges during Cambodia’s worst drought in decades

Imagine being pregnant but having to choose between eating enough food and drinking enough water. For the last month this has been the reality for Vann, 24, a young woman from Koh Kong in Cambodia.

5/27/16

Health risks of low water levels alleviated by water tanks and filters

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.

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