Hunger

4/7/17

Somalia drought: When second-guessing costs lives

Two weeks ago, while traveling through Somaliland, a self-declared independent state in the north of Somalia, I heard many stories of drastic loss. One that stuck with me was an elderly woman who had lost over a hundred goats to the drought. I asked what we could do.

3/29/17

CARE Urges Trump Administration to Reconsider Misguided Order on Climate Change

WASHINGTON (March 29, 2017) — CARE expressed dismay today over the Trump Administration’s executive order on climate change, saying it would roll back policies that mark years of progress.

3/28/17

CARE: People in urgent need of life-saving assistance in Somalia yet to be reached

HARGEISA/NAIROBI (March 28, 2017) — Large areas of communities in urgent need of life-saving assistance in Somaliland and other regions of Somalia are yet to be reached by the emergency response, warns global poverty-fighting organization, CARE.  

3/16/17

CARE Sounds Alarm on President’s Budget Request, Opposes Deep Cuts to Foreign Assistance, which Saves Lives, Benefits U.S. National Security

WASHINGTON (March 16, 2017) – The global poverty-fighting organization CARE is deeply troubled by the Trump Administration’s budget request released today, which would slash funding for critical foreign assistance programs by roughly one-third in order to offset increases in defe

3/13/17

The Decisions of Survival in Somaliland

One day in February, as my colleagues and I were traveling to Hargeisa, Somaliland, we came across the village of Warabaley. To our shock, the village looked completely deserted. Homes had been abandoned. Warabaley was an empty place with empty huts.

2/27/17

We cannot allow millions to starve in South Sudan and around the world, says CARE

After three years of brutal conflict, famine was declared in South Sudan’s Unity State, meaning thousands are dying of starvation. With nearly five million people suffering from extreme hunger, famine is likely to spread to other parts of the country if urgent interventions are not taken.

2/1/17

How to get a $31 Return for Every $1 Invested

According to communities in Ghana, Malawi, and Mali, the Pathways program generated $158 million worth of benefits in their lives.  That’s $31 of benefit for every $1 the project spent working with them.

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

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