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Blog: Hidden Lives and the Struggle to Survive

"We in the international community cannot allow the youth and children of Syria to become a lost generation, raised in poverty without opportunities."

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Urban Syrian refugees struggle to make ends meet in Jordan

Half a million Syrian refugees in urban areas in Jordan are struggling more than ever to cope with inadequate housing, high debts, rising costs of living and educational challenges for their children, a new CARE study has found.

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CARE Canada welcomes the release of James Kiarie Gichuhi

CARE Canada today welcomes the release of James Kiarie Gichuhi after almost three years of captivity.

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Displaced in South Sudan at the Breaking Point

When the rains start in earnest in just a matter of weeks, the situation in South Sudan will go from very bad to much worse.

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CARE marks 20 years since Rwanda genocide

The month of April marks 20 years since the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. CARE pauses to remember the thousands of lives that were lost and honor those who were taken away too soon and too tragically.

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A pleasant surprise at a community water project

A great lesson in sustainable development at a CARE water project in Zambia.

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Three Years of Crisis in Syria

It is with immense sorrow and concern that the Humanitarian Coalition and its member agencies note the three-year mark of the conflict in Syria.

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Closing the gender gap

An op-ed by CARE Canada President and CEO Gillian Barth

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Celebrate International Women’s Day by Walking In Her Shoes!

  CARE’s Walk In Her Shoes challenge is back. Register today!

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CARE Warns: South Sudan crisis poised to grow much worse

(Juba, South Sudan, February 17, 2014)  The crisis endured by the people of South Sudan for the past two months will get a lot worse unless relief organizations are able to deliver supplies before they are cut off by the approaching rainy ...

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CARE Canada to host gala screening of Girl Rising

 CARE Canada and its I Am Powerful Ottawa Council today announce a Gala Screening of the extraordinary documentary Girl Rising to take place the evening of Monday, February 24 at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. The film, narrated ...

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CARE Canada's hope for the federal budget

 Along with the rest of Canada’s international aid community, CARE Canada awaits with anticipation the federal budget to be presented by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty on February 11, 2014. Many will see the size of the official development ...

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CARE Canada Announces Three New Board Members

CARE Canada is pleased to welcome three new members to its board of directors: Diane Joly, Senior Manager – Risk Management at accounting firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, Douglas R. Stollery, general counsel of PCL Constructors Inc., and ...

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EDC renews partnership with CARE after five successful years

Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada’s leading provider of trade financing and insurance, today announced that it has renewed its community investment partnership with CARE Canada for another three years. The announcement was made on the fifth ...

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Blog: After a long time away, can you ever really go home again?

 CARE’s Margaret Capelazo recently travelled to Sri Lanka to assess how our programming can meet the needs of local women seeking to rebuild their lives following years of civil war.

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CARE International Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

“We are deeply saddened by the death of Nelson Mandela – a man whose life has been a beacon of hope for millions of poor and oppressed people around the world."

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CARE Holiday Help: The top five tech-gadgets for giving this holiday season!

In other parts of the world, technology means different things. And a simple “gadget” like a water pump or a bicycle can mean a whole new life for a girl, a woman or an entire community.

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Shelter from the Storm

CARE delivers Government of Canada-donated shelter kits to residents of Albuera, which was hit hard by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. 

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Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday, give back with Giving Tuesday

With advertisers encouraging a rush of Black Friday and Cyber Monday spending, CARE Canada is calling on Canadians to give back with Giving Tuesday.

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A subscription for change!

For a monthly gift of $15, your loved one can be a CARE Agent of Change. Your giftee will receive updates on our work and learn how women and girls can empower themselves and entire communities to defend dignity and fight poverty!

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Blog: Hope amidst the chaos

When Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines on Friday, Lourdes Hermilda had been with her husband and two children, counting down the days until the birth of their new baby...

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Humanitarian Coalition Launches Appeal for Typhoon Haiyan

Today, the Humanitarian Coalition is launching a national joint appeal to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. It is with heavy hearts that we receive reports of deaths, injuries, and extensive damage caused to people's homes and livelihoods.

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Government of Canada will match gifts in support of CARE Canada's response to Typhoon Haiyan

 CARE and its partners are responding to the needs of families affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan which has torn a path across central Philippines, affecting an estimated 10 million people.

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Blog: Don’t stress over last-minute gifts, CARE has some perfect ideas for you

This year, CARE is encouraging Canadians to find “the perfect gift” from the comfort of their own homes, by checking out our new gift catalogue. Each gift is inspired by items our team uses to fight poverty worldwide.

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CARE gifts: Give empowerment this holiday season, no mall required

This year, CARE Canada is making it easy to give the perfect gift – no mall required. A CARE gift will empower women and girls around the world to be healthy, educated and able to lift themselves and their families out of poverty.

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Blog: Progress positive, but Syrian refugees can’t be forgotten

 Despite positive developments regarding Syria’s chemical weapons, the refugee situation resulting from this conflict remains a crisis.

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Blog: Expanding the discussion to feed the world

CARE’s Santiago Alba Corral writes how closing the gender gap, integrating nutrition and creating a fair global market are essential to combat worldwide hunger. 

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CARE deeply concerned that Syrian girls continue to be robbed of an education

Ahead of the International Day of the Girl Child, CARE International expresses its deep concern that weeks after the new school year has started, thousands of Syrian girls are still unable to attend school.

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Too scared to go to school

Raghad should be in 5th grade, but hasn’t been to school in two-and-a-half years because she and her family have had to move so many times during the Syrian conflict.

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Blog: Syrian refugee crisis: What would you take with you?

If war showed up at your doorstep and you had only a few moments to escape with your life, what would you take with you? Clothes for you and your children? Keepsakes? The medicine you need to stay alive?

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Blog: A year in Cuba

 Responding to Hurricane Sandy and understanding a changing country, Christina Polzot looks back on a year as head of CARE International in Cuba.

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Empowered Magazine: Why healthy food and nutrition?

CARE Canada has made ensuring families have a sustainable supply of nutritious food an essential part of our work. Why focus on healthy food and nutrition? Read our latest magazine to find out!

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Blog: Kids teach a lesson in better sanitation

As part of the PROSADE project in Honduras, CARE provided schoolchildren with the tools to promote healthy habits and better sanitation among their peers.

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CARE reaction to the escalation of violence in Syria

As governments around the world discuss the escalation of violence in Syria, CARE remains gravely concerned about the impact of the conflict on civilians.

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Blog: Spend New Year’s Day 2014 on the Rooftop of Africa

Climb Mount Kilimanjaro – it’s the trip of a lifetime and a great opportunity to help CARE fight poverty.

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Blog: Rethinking humanitarians: The emergency HR challenge

CARE is fortunate to have an experienced team ready to travel across the world in an emergency. Yet, to do so, these people need an entire structure behind them to ensure they are able to deploy.

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Blog: Humanitarians risk their lives for a better world

 Humanitarians come from all walks of life, but share a common vision to help those most in need in some of the world’s most forgotten places.

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Blog: 10 things you might not know about CARE’s humanitarian work

Camels helping deliver aid, using bees to adapt to climate change, and reaching millions of people worldwide – we dug into our archives to find a few facts you might not know about CARE’s emergency efforts.

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New blog post: Blazing the trail for better food in Ethiopia

With the support of local women like Asha Abdurehman, CARE is excited about the potential of our new food and nutrition project in Ethiopia.

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Syrian refugee crisis stretching aid effort to limits say aid agencies

80 per cent of refugees living outside camps in tented settlements or high-cost rented accommodation

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New blog post: Repaying kindness

More than 65 years have passed, but Dr. Paul Loofs can still remember the day in 1947 when a CARE package was delivered to his bomb-damaged home in Central Europe.

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Strengthening women’s livelihoods

CARE’s Abidishe project in Ethiopia seeks to help women and their families develop the financial means to afford a healthy and nutritious diet.

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Gillian Barth appointed new CEO of CARE Canada

Louise Fréchette, Chair of the Board of Directors of CARE Canada, a leading international humanitarian and development organization, today announced the appointment of Gillian Barth, as its new president and CEO.

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CARE Canada awards three Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals

A member of CARE Canada’s Board of Directors and two CARE International country directors were awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal Tuesday.

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Afghanistan: Empowering with poultry

Bibishereen and her husband live in a small village near Kabul City in Afghanistan. They have nine children between the ages of three and 20 and all but their two youngest children are enrolled in their community school.

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Number of Syrian refugees set to pass two million within weeks, warn aid agencies

The number of Syrian refugees will pass the two million mark within the next nine weeks, a coalition of 18 aid agencies working in six countries directly affected by the Syrian crisis, warned today.

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Humanitarian NGOs: Fund Syria response now before it’s too late

A group of 21 international aid agencies working in six countries directly affected by the Syrian crisis calls on the international community to dig deep and be generous in responding to the UN’s new Syria and refugee response appeals, being ...

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New video: Mothers Matter

Watch our new Mothers Matter video, which highlights our maternal and child health projects in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Malawi. 

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The Humanitarian Coalition Launches Joint Appeal for Syrian Refugees

The Humanitarian Coalition and its member agencies are launching a national joint appeal to raise funds to assist the 6.8 million Syrian civilians affected by the ongoing conflict in their country.

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Danièle Henkel joins CARE as new Ambassador of Change

As part of its spring campaign to promote maternal and child health, CARE Canada is excited to introduce entrepreneur and Radio-Canada Dragons’ Den star Danièle Henkel as its newest ambassador of change.

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