Through the eyes of a child: South Sudan’s struggle

Chianyal is only five years old – the same age as South Sudan. Like her country though, Chianyal's young life has been overshadowed by conflict, poverty and uncertainty. She has been living in the UN Mission in South Sudan’s ‘Protection of Civilians’ (POC) site since November 2015. Her family was forced to come to the…

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The beginning of a beautiful friendship: EDC partners with CARE in Morocco

Within my first week of arriving to the North African breeze of Morocco, I realized how motivated and eager CARE International Morocco (CIM) is to have me hit the ground running. As part of the Export Development Canada (EDC) and CARE Canada partnership, “Beyond Exports”, four employees are deployed every year to a Care International…

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South Sudan Marks Independence Day on Brink of Collapse, Warns CARE

As South Sudan marks its fifth Independence Day on July 9, economic fallout, political instability and risk of famine loom large and threaten South Sudan’s future, warns CARE. The Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) on food security reported recently that an estimated 4.8 million people are suffering from extreme hunger with parts of Unity State at…

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Bangladesh: “I sold my symbol of love to survive”

Bangladesh is one of the most climate vulnerable countries in the world. Climate change is further increasing the frequency and severity of existing weather patterns, like floods, tropical cyclones, storm surges and droughts, thus intensifying the cycle of poverty and food insecurity. CARE has been working in Bangladesh since 1949, helping the most vulnerable people…

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