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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
May 20, 2016
On Tuesday, May 17, CARE Canada Senior Director of International Development Santiago Alba-Corral and Advocacy and Government Relations Advisor Shaughn McArthur spoke before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development on the topic of the Canadian gover
May 20, 2016
At least 134 people have died and more than 400,000 have been affected by the biggest landslides ever in Sri Lanka due to heavy monsoon rains.
May 19, 2016
The world is currently witnessing the highest level of human suffering since the Second World War and an unprecedented global refugee crisis, driven in large part by major chronic conflicts.
May 19, 2016
Ahead of the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit, CARE International has released a new report that looks at CARE's work to empower women and girls affected by crisis
May 14, 2016
International humanitarian agency CARE calls on the rights of refugees to be at the forefront amidst discussions on the future of refugees livin
Apr 22, 2016
One year after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, 2015 reconstruction efforts need to be accelerated, urges international humanitarian organizat
Apr 18, 2016
A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Ecuador on Saturday killing nearly 300 people and injuring hundreds more.  
Apr 17, 2016
A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Ecuador on Saturday. According to initial government and media records, 77 people might be dead and hundreds more injured.
Apr 11, 2016
SANA’A, Yemen -- The agreed cessation of hostilities in Yemen comes at a crucial moment when an entire country is on the brink. Humanitarian agencies warned today that should the ceasefire break down again, as previous ones did, the consequences would be catastrophic.
Apr 06, 2016
The severe drought in Ethiopia is putting critical gains from more than five years of Canadian development funding at risk.
Apr 06, 2016
Fijians are bracing for another major cyclone, less than two months after surviving the biggest storm in their country’s history.