Archive for August 2018

15 Minutes on Sustainable Fashion

Episode Transcript Kasia Souchen: 00:01 Hello and welcome to 15 minutes to change the world. Where in 15 minutes. You can learn a bit more about the world and how you can help change it. Do you know what the world’s second biggest polluting industry is? The answer to that question, may be right in…

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Three New Directors Appointed to CARE Canada Board of Directors

(OTTAWA) CARE Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of three new directors to its Board. Joining the Board are Jocelyne Lafrenière, Michael J. McLaughlin and Anar Simpson. “From serious, in-depth technical expertise to showcasing an incredible passion for improving the lives of women and girls and their communities, we are fortunate to have earned…

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Venezuela is experiencing what could be the worst crisis in its recent history

The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and its neighboring countries continues to deteriorate dramatically day by day as millions of Venezuelans continue to flee the country in search of safety and a better life. “The recent political tensions between Venezuela and Colombia had a great impact on those who are trying to cross the borders to…

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Venezuela: 'Funding for refugees urgently needed'

The international community urgently needs to step up funding to support hundreds of thousands of refugees from Venezuela, warns the aid organization CARE. More than 1.5 million Venezuelans have fled their country over the past year as a result of high levels of violence, lack of food, medicine and access to essential social services. “The…

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Yemen: More bombs than passengers dropped at Yemen's main airport

Sana’a International Airport has been hit with an average of one bomb every fortnight, in the two years since it has been shut to all commercial traffic. Restrictions imposed on Yemen’s airspace by the Saudi-led coalition led to the official closure of Sana’a International Airport to commercial flights on 9 August 2016. No commercial traffic…

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DR Congo: Ebola virus outbreak endangers lives of 300,000 Congolese

CARE International is deeply concerned about a new Ebola virus outbreak in the North East of DR Congo, risking the lives of 300,000 Congolese. According to reports from the World Health Organization, a total of 43 Ebola virus disease cases (13 confirmed and 30 probable), including 33 deaths, have been reported. An additional 33 suspected…

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