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Archive for December 2018

15 Minutes on Giving and the Holidays

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. This holiday season CARE is bringing us together to end inequality. It is a time to slow down, take note…

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CARE: “Attack on Hodeidah multiplies horror and death in Yemen”

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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CARE staff inside Hodeidah: “I am afraid for the lives of my family”

The following was shared from Mohammad, a CARE staff member currently inside Hodeidah, Yemen. Please note his full name has been withheld due to security reasons:   Hodeidah is my home. I have lived here since I was born. I love this city, but right now I am afraid something bad will happen to my family…

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Yemen: Two different paths

Written by Abdulhakim Al-Ansi, CARE Yemen It was 4pm and I was staying late in the office after work to do a radio interview about the humanitarian situation in Yemen. During the interview my phone was on silent, and when it finished I turned it over to see many missed calls and a message telling…

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Bringing us together

CARE Canada announces executive leadership transition

ShareTweetShareEmail Bringing us together Dec 10, 2018 By Gillian Barth, CARE Canada’s President and CEO I’ve dedicated a good part of my life to CARE. And though my passion for fighting inequality has grown, time hasn’t made the work any easier. Every day, I see my colleagues pour the best of themselves into impossibly complex…

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Four easy ways you can bring people together

Is scrolling through your social media feed, bits and bytes showing a screen, our best best to connect with each other? Though this can be a powerful tool, we can do more to bring people together, in real life, away from their phones, to make a change. At CARE we are driven by the potential…

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Canada’s climate plan must not forget poorest, most vulnerable

Developing countries already at risk need ambitious support package Katowice, Poland – Ahead of Environment Minister Catherine McKenna’s arrival in Poland, Canadian climate change advocates are calling for Canada to do more to help developing countries already facing the dire impacts of a changing climate. The call from the Canadian Coalition on Climate Change and…

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Letter to Parliamentarians: Canadian civil society support for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

The following letter was sent to all Canadian Parliamentarians from agencies listed at bottom. Re: Canadian civil society support for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) Dear Parliamentarians, In advance of the expected adoption of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) next week in Marrakech, we, as…

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