Health

8/3/17

CARE Welcomes Senate Introduction of the Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2017

WASHINGTON (August 3, 2017) – The global poverty-fighting organization CARE welcomes yesterday's introduction of the Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2017 (S.1730), a bipartisan bill that will improve how the United States provides lifesaving assistance to women and children a

7/26/17

This is what happens when the world turns its back

The United Nations says it threatens to be the worst humanitarian crisis since 1945 but chances are you haven’t heard much about it. About 20 million people are at risk of starvation across four countries, mostly in Africa.

7/20/17

The Weight of Water in Kenya's Dadaab Refugee Camp


Men used to approach Hado Abdi Gedi full of anger, sometimes calling her names. Why? Because Hado works. More specifically, because Hado is doing a job that has always been reserved for men. She is one of three female security guards for water tanks in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya.

7/18/17

A day in the life of a CARE midwife in Uganda

Uganda hosts one of the largest refugee populations in the world. Of the 1.2 million refugees in Uganda, 900,000 are South Sudanese.

7/10/17

Congressional Delegation Travels with CARE to See Impact of Humanitarian Assistance Programs in Jordan

WASHINGTON (July 10, 2017) – A delegation of policymakers and leaders from the public and private sectors traveled to Jordan with the global poverty-fighting organization CARE to see the positive reach and scope of U.S.

7/7/17

CARE Releases Report on Progress Toward Meeting Family Planning 2020 Commitments

ATLANTA (July 7, 2017) — In advance of next week’s 2017 Family Planning Summit in London, the poverty-fighting organization CARE has released a new report, The Path to 2020: Delivering Transformative, Rights-based Family P

7/6/17

Somalia’s vicious cycle of drought and death

“This is the worst drought I’ve ever experienced in my entire lifetime”, says 50-year-old Asha, who left her home three months ago. Back in her village in Wadamagoo up in the mountains of Somaliland, she used to live happily with her husband, six children, 200 sheep and goats and 10 camels.

6/28/17

The faces of Yemen’s cholera outbreak: 12-year-old Bushra Abdullah

Bushra Abdullah and her family came to Hajja city, Yemen in search of a better life after being displaced from their home in Alwasha district due to the country’s conflict. Yemen is also facing a cholera outbreak that is compounding the country’s dire humanitarian crisis.

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