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Oct 19, 2016
The following statment was released on October 19:
Oct 19, 2016
Super Typhoon Haima (locally known as Lawin) continues to strengthen and will be hitting Northern Luzon, Philippines with heavy rains and strong winds.
Oct 11, 2016
CARE teams are on the ground in hard-hit areas scaling up the response, which includes distributing hot meals, clean water, tarps and hygiene kits.  
Oct 09, 2016
An attack at a funeral gathering in Sanaa, Yemen on Saturday, October 8th claimed the lives of an estimated 140 people and injured hundreds of others.
Oct 08, 2016
PORT AU PRINCE—Days after Hurricane Matthew tore through Haiti, the death toll continues to rise and thousands of Haitians are in need of emergency assistance. The southern part of Haiti took the biggest hit with some areas still cut off from the rest of the country.
Oct 08, 2016
CARE Emergency Communications Manager Holly Frew shared the following quotes from Haiti: From Jeremie in the West:
Oct 06, 2016
PORT AU PRINCE— Hurricane Matthew crawled through Haiti on Tuesday, dumping massive amounts of rain, particularly in the southern peninsula, leaving thousands of Haitians in need of emergency assistance.
Oct 04, 2016
HAVANA – CARE’s team in Cuba is on alert as Hurricane Matthew heads north after battering vulnerable communities in Haiti. 
Oct 03, 2016
PORT-AU-PRINCE—As powerful Hurricane Matthew barrels toward Haiti, CARE is preparing to respond to this potentially devastating storm with clean drinking water, food assistance and emergency supplies such as tarps for shelter, blankets and hygiene kits.
Sep 27, 2016
Approximately 46,000 pregnant and breastfeeding women could be affected by military offensive towards Mosul
Sep 20, 2016
CARE Canada welcomes the achievement of the objectives set out for President Obama’s Leaders’ Summit on Refugees.
Sep 20, 2016
A truck convoy delivering humanitarian relief supplies was attacked overnight near Aleppo, Syria. The following statements come to us from our humanitarian relief partner in Syria and a CARE manager based in nearby Turkey.  
Sep 19, 2016
The following statement is from CARE Canada President and CEO Gillian Barth: CARE welcomes efforts of UN member states to highlight the specific needs of refugees and migrants and we are inspired by the Government of Canada’s leadership on these important issues.
Sep 16, 2016
A statement from 97 Syrian, regional and international humanitarian and human rights organizations on Syria’s Cessation of Hostilities
Sep 16, 2016
This joint statement, signed by 42 grassroots women-led civil society organisations, human rights and humanitarian agencies, including CARE International, outlines recommendations for commitments by states attending the Global Refugee and Migrant Summits, to ensure the protection and safe
Sep 13, 2016
On September 19th and 20th, world leaders will gather in New York for two major summits on the global refugee crisis.
Sep 09, 2016
Jessie Thompson is senior director of CARE Canada's Humanitarian Assistance and Emergency Team. Drawing on her long and distinguished career in developing and implementing refugee policy, Jessie reflects on current challenges related to global forced displacement, and what needs to be done to
Sep 09, 2016
By Rod Volway, Director of Refugee Operations CARE Kenya
Sep 06, 2016
(GENEVA)— Late Monday night on September 5, an armed group launched an attack in front of the main gate of the Kabul office of CARE International. The incident continued through the early Tuesday morning with damages sustained to the CARE compound.