Women & Children in Emergencies

5/18/15

Nepal Earthquake: A New Life After the Quake

Chiranjibi Nepal, who is leading CARE Nepal’s programs on sexual and reproductive health, writes about the challenges of providing healthcare to pregnant and lactating women following the earthquake.

5/18/15

Syria Crisis: Building Community Between Refugees

Two years ago Hayat’s* life was turned upside down when her husband was taken by authorities. She has not heard from him since. At the time, they were living with their four daughters in his family’s village near Kobane, Syria. 

5/18/15

Nepal Earthquake: Setting Up Emergency Response

Emmanuel Lan Chun Yang is the Regional Emergency Coordinator for Asia Pacific. He was deployed as part of the emergency response team for the Nepal earthquake as Field Team Leader in the district of Gorkha where the epicenter of the earthquake was located. 

5/11/15

Nepal Earthquake: Pregnant Women in Urgent Need of Assistance, CARE Warns

Many health clinics have been destroyed; CARE starts distributing safe birthing kits to remote villages

5/5/15

Nepal Earthquake: How will I take care of my newborn baby?

Rita was just outside her home tying up the cow when all of a sudden the earth started shaking knocking her to the ground.

5/5/15

Nepal Earthquake: United in tragedy

It is hard to fathom that in a matter of seconds, an entire village could be turned into a heap of rubble. But that’s exactly what happened in Baruwa.

5/5/15

Refugee Crisis: Two Women, a Shared Fate

Gambo and Hadja both fled Northern Nigeria with their children to seek shelter and peace in Niger. Their lives are put on hold.

5/5/15

Refugee Crisis: 40 More Mouths to Feed

More than 80 percent of refugees from Nigeria have found shelter in host families in Niger, most of them poor and chronically hungry themselves. This is an account of humbling hospitality and one woman’s strength.

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