Skip to content

Archive for April 2017

Nepal earthquakes: Two years later

Samjhana was overwhelmed, but not defeated. She began exploring ways to use farming, a family tradition, to improve her family’s livelihood. “Through CARE Nepal and its partners, I found out about the training on nursery management, poly house farming, integrated pest management, and natural cultivation methods”, says Samjhana. Thanks to your generous support, CARE continues…

Read More

She is a humanitarian: Women at the forefront of emergency action

When disaster strikes or conflict erupts, women and girls are hardest hit. But too often, the world sees women and girls just as victims – and as passive recipients of humanitarian assistance. In fact – as a new CARE report argues – women are the ones on the ground, coping in the heat of the…

Read More

CARE: Yemen’s women and children will starve without urgent assistance

Berlin, April 10, 2017 – Over 17 million people in Yemen face serious famine, warns CARE International. “The humanitarian situation is catastrophic. Many people report that their children don’t have enough to drink and eat only one meal per day. As the war and blockade continues, a famine is inevitable,” said CARE Secretary General Karl-Otto…

Read More

Supporting pregnant women in Sierra Leone

Sankarie Fofanah lives in Falaba village in Sierra Leone. She and her husband Hassan lived happily in the early days of their marriage, with Sankarie serving as a caring mother for the three children from Hassan’s previous marriage. But when Sankarie was unable to conceive after three years, their relationship “turned sour.” “I enrolled with…

Read More

She is a humanitarian: Women working with Syrian refugees

Nine women working with Syrian refugees tell us what inspired them to challenge sexism and discrimination – and how they are leading the way for women’s empowerment in Jordan, the region, and beyond. Asma Abdullah Asma Abdullah is a Self-Development and Skills-Building Officer at Azraq refugee camp in Jordan. “In April 2014, I welcomed the…

Read More

CARE: Idlib attack illustrates a long way to reconstruction for Brussels

Media Statement Tuesday, as Idlib was being bombed, the world gathered in Brussels to discuss Syria, bystanders to six years of civilian deaths and the dismantling of a country – a cruel reminder that the Syrian population continues to bear the brunt of this war. As leaders met, CARE’s Syrian partners denounced the multiple losses…

Read More

SYRIA conference in Brussels: Joint NGO statement: CARE, IRC, NRC, Oxfam, SAVE

The international community met in Brussels on April 4-5 to discuss the Syria crisis. At the conference, ministers, international organizations, and humanitarian workers discussed supporting Syrians inside the country and those who have crossed the border to become refugees. Five international organizations working on the Syria crisis – CARE International, International Rescue Committee (IRC), Norwegian…

Read More