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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.

After natural disasters, the phrase “Build Back Better” is a constant refrain from politicians, donors, aid agencies and the media. This short, alliterative phrase has captured the imagination, and seems at first glance to be a simple, powerful and necessary principle. But is it the best message about what we do?
If war showed up at your doorstep and you had only a few moments to escape with your life, what would you take with you? Clothes for you and your children? Keepsakes? The medicine you need to stay alive?
CARE responded immediately following the earthquakes in Nepal in April and May 2015. In those early hours, CARE Nepal staff, who are also deeply affected by this emergency, began helping their neighbours.
On World Humanitarian Day, CARE Canada's Jessie Thomson, Director of the Humanitarian Assistance and Emergencies Team, talks about one of the most inspiring people she has ever met - a professor named Dr. Gil Loescher.
CARE Canada's Vice President of International Operations, Kadry Furany, travelled to Jordan in late September 2013 to visit CARE’s projects supporting Syrian refugees. He shares his thoughts on the Syrian refugee crisis.
Sylvie Madely, CARE Canada’s Vice President of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications (in above photo), travelled to Ethiopia in late 2014 with Douglas Stollery, the co-chair of our Canadians Care campaign. Together, they visited CARE Canada’s maternal and child health and food and nutrition projects funded by the Government of Canada and our wonderful donors. We asked Sylvie a few questions about this experience.
CARE's Maxime Michel, program officer with CARE Canada’s humanitarian assistance and emergencies team, visited the West Bank and Gaza in the summer of 2015 where she saw CARE's emergency and development projects in the area action, saw women empowering themselves through businesses, and sampled some delectable delicacies!
June 20th is World Refugee Day and to mark this day, CARE Canada has launched a social media campaign to provide a fresh look at the way Canadians see Syria’s refugees, called #NotThatDifferent.
Camels helping deliver aid, using bees to adapt to climate change, and reaching millions of people worldwide – we dug into our archives to find a few facts you might not know about CARE’s emergency efforts.

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