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CARE works with individuals and communities in more than 90 countries around the world.

At the heart of CARE's work is our dedication to defending dignity and fighting poverty by empowering the world's greatest resource for change – women and girls.

Mar 24, 2017 | What do you do when faced with the threat of starvation: stay put hoping the situation will improve? Or walk in search of safety and a stable food source? This is the terrible dilemma hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese like 34-year-old Nyarmon are currently facing.
Mar 20, 2017 | Nura Abdi Nuur, a mother of seven, lives in an impromptu camp with other drought-stricken families. Before CARE arrived to provide assistance, the family - like so many in the area - was facing starvation.
One family. Three generations. And a village called Kagadama. See the evolution of CARE's Village Savings and Loan Associations in action.
Mar 14, 2017 | Mohammad and Fatima and their four children did not want to leave their home in Syria, but were forced to when violence escalated. Their son Taleb, who participated in CARE's #MakeWordsMatter video has one message: "Tell the world to love each other."
Mar 13, 2017 | Miriam lives in Jordan with her six children after fleeing Syria. An incredibly strong woman, her only wish is to return home. Sadly though, it remains a dream.
Mar 3, 2017 | "Famine" is an important word that is also sometimes misunderstood. Here are five common myths about famine to provide a deeper understanding of this important word.
Feb 15, 2017 | In Syria, women and children face increasing risks of violence and exploitation associated with forced and repeated displacement. Souad lost her husband and son and is now living in a displaced persons camp.
Feb 17, 2017 | CARE staff spoke to several participants in our TEMPS project - which seeks to prevent child, early and forced marriage in Mali and Benin - about how the project has changed their way of thinking and how they have become advocates.
Feb 8, 2017 | Refugee and migrant women come together at the Melissa Network Center in Athens, Greece to interact, create and support themselves and each other. It is not just another refugee shelter - it is a home.

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