Women & Children in Emergencies

6/17/14

South Sudan: CARE Warns about Rising Malnutrition Rates

Continuing conflict and start of rainy season put women and their children at risk of starvation

5/20/14

Report: CARE warns of a growing scourge of sexual violence against women and girls in South Sudan conflict

OSLO, Norway  – As the world’s donors and governments gather in Olso, Norway tomorrow to discuss how best to respond to the conflict and looming food crisis in South Sudan, CARE International warns of a wave of sexual violence that is worsening as the emergency in the country dee

5/20/14

South Sudan Conflict: Op-ed for the Oslo Donor Conference

Three years ago, the world witnessed the birth of a new nation, as the people of South Sudan united in eager, hopeful anticipation. People sang independence songs, and a huge clock in the centre of Juba, the capital, counted down the days. Today, the picture is quite different.

4/29/14

CNN - Letters of Hope

The world's largest refugee camp – Dadaab in Kenya – is some three thousand kilometers from the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. But children in the two camps have been united through the power of pen and paper.

4/28/14

CARE Joins Multi-Agency Effort to Aid Families Affected by Conflict

PAGAK, South Sudan – Nyakoang Rieka set out from her village in the afternoon.

4/28/14

NGOs Condemn Attacks on Civilians in South Sudan and Emphasize a Need for Urgent Humanitarian Assistance

The undersigned non-governmental organisations (NGOs) express deep concern at the serious escalation in violence in South Sudan, which has resulted in the deaths of hundreds of civilians and is exacerbating an already profound humanitarian crisis.

4/25/14

Syrian Refugees in Egypt: “See the Sun Rising?”

Heba is a beautiful young woman in her late twenties. A blue head scarf with flowers frames her soft face and her fierce light brown eyes, colored with eyeliner and mascara. She wears light jeans and a long blue dress.

4/18/14

CARE's Response to the Crisis in Syria

CARE is working to help Syrians meet their most urgent needs and protect their dignity. We are on the ground in Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Yemen and Syria, collaborating with partners and helping people displaced by the conflict and the communities hosting them.

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