Today, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $250 million in new funds to help address the global food security crisis, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa and on helping the most vulnerable.Read More
Refugee and displacement crises across Venezuela and neighboring countries, the Central Sahel, Syria, South Sudan, and Democratic Republic of Congo receive shockingly low support from the international community in the first 6 months of 2022. CARE calls on donor states not to forget these displacement crises and to increase financial aid immediately.Read More
For the first time in history, the number of displaced people worldwide has surpassed 100 million people, according to recent data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).Read More
Over 3.5 million people are facing severe hunger in Kenya. To access the communities affected by drought and unreachable due to safety concerns and poor road infrastructure, CARE International in Kenya adopted an existing fintech platform to disburse cash transfers. Mobile Cash transfers via money platforms are an easy and sustainable method of supporting individuals during a humanitarian crisis such as what is being experienced in Northern Kenya,” says Maureen Miruka, CARE Kenya Country Director.Read More
An estimated two million people are affected by the current flash flood, as water levels in northeast Bangladesh have risen over the past few weeks due to constant rainfall in the northeast Indian states. The Government of Bangladesh (GoB) have opened more than 400 shelter centers, and an estimated 5,000+ people are living in them.
CARE is concerned by the number of children who are showing up at health facilities emaciated with the current drought leaving families not knowing where their next meal will come from.
The evidence shows that we must invest in gender equality in health systems to prepare for and respond to the next pandemic. The glimmers of success in COVID-19 built on previous investments in women health workers, their skills, and equality in health systems.Read More
The number of acutely malnourished children admitted to CARE-supported health facilities has increased by 60 per cent in the first four months of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021. Health facilities admitted 3,501 children with severe malnutrition so far compared to 2,155 admitted during the same period in 2021.
CARE is concerned by the number of children who are showing up at health facilities emaciated with the current drought leaving families not knowing where their next meal will come from.Read More
On any given day, more than 320 million people around the world are menstruating (Global Menstrual Collective). Still many people around the world lack the proper access to menstrual products, services, and information. This is period poverty.Read More
When the fighting in Ukraine started on February 24, 2022 it was clear that it would results in a human catastrophe. Millions of people left their homes, critical infrastructure was destroyed, whole cities were left without food, water and electricity, people lost their lives. Today, more than 6.4 million people have fled the country and over 8 million people have been displaced within Ukraine. As is often the case, women and children are more deeply affected by crisis , making up 90% of refugees and 63% of those who are displaced within Ukraine. Three months into the conflict, CARE’s staff and partners inside Ukraine and the surrounding regions share insights from the frontlines.Read More
As the drought ravages Somalia, 420,000 children are at risk of dropping out of school as livelihoods are completely wiped out and the students are drawn into the daily struggle of getting food. Of those children, 189,000 are girls who face the risk of retrogressive practices such as early marriage and Female Genital Mutilation. The 231,000 boys risk recruitment into dangerous and illegal activities further jeopardizing not only their lives but also the security situation of the nation.Read More