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Aug 17, 2016
CARE’s Alain Lapierre looks back on a career motivated by passion for humanitarian work  
Aug 16, 2016
Oxfam, CARE, Handicap International, Mercy Corps, Intersos and Save the Children condemn the Saudi-led coalition airstrike today on a hospital supported by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in Abs, in Hajja governorate.
Aug 15, 2016
Twelve aid agencies today called on the Saudi-led coalition to lift restrictions on Yemeni airspace in order to allow for the reopening of the country’s main airport, Sana’a International, and to allow humanitarian flights to resume.
Aug 09, 2016
(Juba, South Sudan) CARE is deeply concerned about the safety of women and girls displaced by the recent outbreak of fighting in South Sudan.
Aug 05, 2016
The following was submitted to Government of Canada’s Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Consultation August 5, 2016.
Aug 02, 2016
A statement from over 35 Syrian, regional and international humanitarian, human rights and development organisations on the Russia-Syrian proposal to establish "humanitarian corridors" out of Aleppo:
Jul 28, 2016
Warring parties, international community and UN peacekeeping force must do more to protect civilians and aid agencies
Jul 28, 2016
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 28 July 2016 - Humanitarian agencies in southern Africa have called on donors to release urgently-needed funds to save the lives and sustain the livelihoods of millions of people affected by a severe El Niño-induced drought in the region.
Jul 26, 2016
More than 300,000 civilians in Aleppo and an estimated 60,000 in the Manbij area, Syria, have been cut off from aid in the last three weeks, marking a shameful deterioration since the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) promised to open full access to aid across the country six months ago.
Jul 18, 2016
In the Syrian governorate of Aleppo, the Castello Road, which is the main access point for food, humanitarian assistance, and fuel for ambulances and hospitals in the city, has been entirely severed.
Jul 10, 2016
JUBA, South Sudan— As South Sudan marked five years of independence, the peace process seemingly collapsed with outbreak of violence in the capital city of Juba that quickly spread to areas surrounding the city.
Jul 06, 2016
(JUBA, South Sudan) As South Sudan marks its fifth Independence Day on July 9, economic fallout, political instability and risk of famine loom large a
Jun 27, 2016
Two of the largest attacks in the history of the current conflict in Niger killed unknown numbers of civilians and displaced over 40,000 people on 19 May and 3 June.
Jun 06, 2016
(Nairobi) – As the Government of Kenya announces its intention to close the world’s largest refugee camp in Dadaab in November, international
Jun 06, 2016
CARE Canada is pleased to join Canadian international agencies to raise awareness and critical funds to help the world’s 60 million displaced people.
May 30, 2016
(Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) – As the effects of the El Niño drought in Ethiopia continues, CARE warns that of the 10.2 million people affected, an estimated 404,000
May 25, 2016
(Geneva/Athens) CARE International and its partner organization SolidarityNow ask EU member states to urgently act on their own commitments to relocate refugees from Greece to other countries in the European Union.
May 24, 2016
(ISTANBUL) As the first ever World Humanitarian Summit comes to an end, CARE fears that the progress and positive steps that have been made in the areas of localisation, funding and gender, will be lost by the lack of any kind of roadmap for implementation going forward, and that states will not