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Darcy Knoll
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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.
Mar 22, 2016
[OTTAWA] The following statement is from CARE Canada President and CEO Gillian Barth: The Government of Canada’s pledges to being back on the world stage will require new approaches and investments in development and humanitarian assistance.
Mar 15, 2016
Five years of war have left Syrian women under immense pressure as they struggle to fill gaps in family income and deteriorating public services, a new report from CARE International says.
Mar 11, 2016
On Thursday, March 10, CARE Canada Vice President of International Programs Jacquelyn Wright and Gender Advisor Margaret Capelazo spoke before the  House of Commons Standi
Mar 11, 2016
The fifth year of the Syria conflict was the worst yet for people as warring parties have continued to wreak havoc, increasingly blocked aid and placed more communities under siege.
Mar 02, 2016
As communities in Fiji start to pick up the pieces after the destruction left by Cyclone Winston, attention must also focus on improving people’s resilience to climate shocks, says international aid agency CARE.
Mar 01, 2016
[OTTAWA] Homemade cookies, a pair of gloves, your favourite chocolate … most Canadians know what a care package is and enjoy the nostalgic feelings they get when they remember receiving one.
Feb 23, 2016
Ethiopia is now firmly in the epicentre of the global El Niño crisis, with widespread drought severely impacting large swathes of the north, central and eastern highlands.
Feb 20, 2016
CARE is ready to respond to severe Tropical Cyclone Winston after the storm was upgraded to category five, triggering evacuations across Fiji’s main island Viti-Levu.
Feb 12, 2016
AMMAN:  CARE recognizes  the announcement of the “cessation of hostilities” in the Syrian civil war, but waiting one week to act could result in massive civilian casualties and immense numbers of displaced people with no chance of returning home.  Millions of civilians have borne