As the offensive on the key Yemeni port of Hodeidah has begun, CARE International in Yemen warns that this will have a catastrophic impact on the civilian population. “We have had more than 30 airstrikes within 30 minutes this morning around the city. Some civilians are entrapped, others forced from their homes. We thought it…

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INGOs in Yemen warn of possible catastrophic consequences of any further escalation of violence around the port city Hodeidah. According to credible reports, a possible attack of the city has never been as imminent as this time, given developments on the ground over recent weeks. If an attack does take place, casualties on all sides…

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OTTAWA – International humanitarian organization CARE Canada would like to congratulate the Government of Canada for spearheading efforts with G7 and international partners to provide new opportunities for women and girls worldwide. On the second day of the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, more than $7 billion in initiatives were announced for women and…

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CARE International has welcomed the decision for a new International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention on “Ending violence and harassment in the world of work” – following CARE’s #thisisnotworking campaign. The agreement was made in Geneva at this year’s International Labour Conference between the ILO’s 187 member States. During nearly two weeks of negotiations, governments, business…

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The region of Charlevoix, Quebec is surrounded by rugged, natural beauty. Think quaint towns nestled within mountainous vistas along the St. Lawrence. It’s the type of place one goes to get away from it all. While G7 leaders may enjoy the remote setting, decisions made within Charlevoix have real potential to reach those too often…

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(OTTAWA) Trade disputes must not overshadow G7 commitments to support women and girls on the front lines of the world’s biggest challenges, warns international humanitarian agency CARE Canada. “Millions of women and girls around the world are enduring the impacts of conflict, climate change and workplace violence,” says Gillian Barth, president and CEO of CARE…

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Volcanic blast 24 miles southwest of Guatemala City leaves thousands seeking shelter and protection as heavy rains could intensify the crisis GUATEMALA CITY — Following Fuego volcano’s massive eruption Sunday southwest of Guatemala City, a team from the global humanitarian organization CARE is on the ground in the affected area assessing the impact of the…

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