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Child Malnutrition Levels Spike as Drought Worsens in Somalia
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.
Ukraine: No matter what happens, Lyudmyla stays to help
Lyudmyla Yankina is a volunteer in Kyiv. She is trained as a nurse and has now made it her mission to help people living in areas that are completely cut off from supplies.
11 years of war: Syrian families sacrificing the future to survive the present
Acute poverty, COVID-19, drought, displacement, and 11 years of war are stretching the resilience and coping abilities of Syrians to the limit, a new CARE analysis has revealed, with families increasingly taking desperate measures, including early marriage and child labor, to stay alive.
CARE’s response in Ukraine: First deliveries from partner organization on the way
Deliveries with food, hygiene items, diapers, sleeping bags, and mats on their way to Ukraine. Number of refugees will increase in the coming days.
House of Commons’ Special Committee on Afghanistan: CARE Canada Opening Statement
CARE Canada President and CEO Barbara Grantham addresses the House of Commons’ Special Committee on Afghanistan.
Empowered to Farm: María Andrea’s Story
Meet María Andrea Cordero Martín—a leader in food production in her community and a participant in CARE’s PROSAM project in Cuba!
CARE / UN Women: Being amongst the most affected by the earthquake, women’s and girls’ meaningful participation and leadership are crucial to an effective and successful humanitarian response
Following the 7.2 earthquake that struck Haiti on August 14, UN Women Haiti and CARE International, in partnership with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and Women’s Rights, the General Directorate of Civil Protection, and the Humanitarian Country Team’s Special Gender Task Force, developed a Rapid Gender Analysis which aims to provide humanitarian actors with recommendations to address the needs of women and girls to ensure their rights and needs are at the core of recovery and reconstruction efforts.
Haiti Earthquake: Round-the-clock relief efforts defy logistical challenges
Just over two weeks after a devastating earthquake struck the South-Western region of Haiti, massive damage to roads and bridges continues to hamper aid efforts. The humanitarian organization CARE reports that while aid is coming through, many remote communities are yet to be reached.