Statement: monitoring hurricane Ian

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Hurricane Ian is expected to intensify in the next hours to a category 3 Hurricane (178-208 km per hour) and make landfall in Cuba this evening. The most intense effects from winds are expected in and around the eye of Ian which is forecast to make landfall in the region of Pinar del Rio, on the Western tip of Cuba, where CARE, the Provincial Government, and Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is implementing a project to reduce disaster risk. Although several international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) operate in Cuba, CARE and HI are the only INGOs working directly in the region. CARE is currently monitoring the situation and is ready to respond by providing non-food items, hygiene kits, and shelter kits.

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Ukraine: Behind every door is a story to tell

Everyone here has a story to tell, and I want to listen to all of them. To take them with me in my heart, but also on paper and to share these stories back home, because they need to be told and they need to be listened to. It is important to raise awareness of what the people are experiencing on a daily basis, to understand their needs in order to give support where is needed and to raise the funds to help these people in need.

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Ukraine: What would you bring if you had to flee in a hurry?

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More than 13 million people have left their homes since the escalation of the war in Ukraine on February 24, 2022. Most were only able to take a few essential items with them and had to leave everything else behind. In times of uncertainty, trauma, and fear, it is sometimes the little things that give us hope and strength. Often it is something that reminds us of home.

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