Women & Children in Emergencies


Syrian Humanitarian Crisis Growing More Dire

More than three years after the start of the Syrian war, the humanitarian plight of more than 6 million people displaced inside Syria and the 2.5 million refugees scattered in the region is growing more dismal by the day and is currently considered the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.


Jordan: Nine out of ten Syrian refugee households report family members with medical conditions

Without further funding more and more Syrians could die of preventable and treatable diseases, warns CARE


After Typhoon Haiyan, a Single Mother Bounces Back for the Sake of her Children

Juliet Inisa, 44, is a single mother of three children ages 13, five and two. Since her partner left, she had to work hard on her own to provide for her kids. 


South Sudan Crisis Poised to Grow Much Worse, CARE Warns

JUBA (Feb. 17, 2014) – The South Sudan crisis will worsen unless relief organizations are able to deliver supplies before being cut off by the approaching rainy season, the humanitarian group CARE warned this week.


Pregnant Heroine Saves Lives

Lyza Inglit is seven months pregnant and she looks forward to the day when she can share with her baby the amazing story of their survival against the rage of super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. 


New Baby a Symbol for Fresh Beginnings

Wilma Cabatingan is nine months pregnant and due to give birth in a week. 


Commonly Asked Questions About the Sahel Food Crisis

Chronic crisis?

"The world needs to accept that many parts of Niger and the Sahel are now in a state of chronic crisis," explained Barbara Jackson, Humanitarian Director, CARE International, in 2012.


Women and Girls at Risk as South Sudan Violence Continues, Warns CARE

CARE calls for humanitarian access so that displaced people have food, water, shelter and health care