In a year of unprecedented humanitarian need, El Niño is putting tens of millions of people at risk of drought and floods. CARE is scaling up life-saving assistance and urges governments to act now to reduce the impact of the disasters to come.
Climate change is a social issue. As the world moves towards climate smart responses that bridge food security, resilience and mitigation of green house gasses (GHGs), practitioners and researchers face the challenge of doing so through socially relevant and gender-sensitive approaches.
The global weather system known as “El Niño” is likely to become one of the strongest on record, affecting rain patterns and temperatures across the world for the rest of the year and into 2016. The last major El Niño was in 1997-98.
The original CARE Package© was created in 1945 to provide desperately needed food to survivors of war-torn Europe.
Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping communities grow and sustain nutritious food in some of the most challenging environments in the world.
As part of the ENSURE project [Enhancing Nutrition, Scaling Up Resilience and Enterprise], funded by USAID's Food For Peace Program, CARE works with World Vision in Zimbabwe to improve nutrition, market access, and resilience for women in 3 districts.
This month marks South Sudan’s fourth birthday but there’s not much to celebrate. The world’s youngest country is mired in a civil war that has displaced more than 2 million people and left 7 million without enough food.
CARE’s goal is to strengthen sustainable smallholder agricultural systems to improve food and nutrition security for farmers, workers and consumers. We pay particular attention to women and girls, who face additional barriers to access and food and nutrition security.
We are already living in a world of over 7 billion people that is now 0.8° Celsius warmer, where one billion people live in poverty where a shocking 795 million people suffer from chronic hunger and 161 million children are malnourished and stunted.