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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.
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.