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CARE Canada's press releases, news updates, statements and perspectives.

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Darcy Knoll
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Dec 07, 2016
(Jakarta) A strong 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the province of Aceh, Indonesia in the early morning hours, completely flattening homes and buildings, including a hospital.
Dec 01, 2016
Multiple Canadian NGOs have signed on to a global appeal to UN member states calling for more action to end the crisis in Syria. The statement, signed by more than 200 NGOs worldwide, supports Canada’s initiative to push the UN General Assembly to lead this effort. 
Nov 24, 2016
From Oct. 29 to Nov. 5, Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston, travelled to Jordan, Israel and the West Bank.
Nov 17, 2016
CARE International in Kenya is welcoming the announcement of the Kenyan government to postpone the closure of the Dadaab refugee camps.
Nov 17, 2016
(Baghdad, 17 November 2016): Today marks one month of intensified military operations to retake the city of Mosul.
Nov 14, 2016
Written by Sam Bolitho, a member of CARE’s emergency response team in Northern Iraq  
Nov 04, 2016
With the Paris Climate Change Agreement officially coming into force Nov. 4, governments will meet next week to determine how to put this landmark agreement into action.
Nov 02, 2016
CARE welcomes the report published today looking into the UN Mission in South Sudan’s (UNMISS) failure to act during the July 2016 conflicts that broke
Nov 01, 2016
CARE is worried about the new spread of fighting and insecurity to the Greater Equatoria region, an area previously largely unaffected by the conflict that has engulfed the country since December 2013.
Oct 25, 2016
(OTTAWA) CARE Canada is thrilled to announce it has received a gift of $750,000 towards its international humanitarian and emergency response efforts.
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.