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Nov 14, 2018
Humanitarian and civil society agencies working in Rakhine State in Myanmar and in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh are deeply concerned that the repatriation of refugees will commence in mid-November, according to an announcement of the Joint Working Group of the Governments of Banglades
Nov 07, 2018
As humanitarian, human rights and peacebuilding organizations working on Yemen, we welcome tomorrow’s unprecedented coming together of legislators from across nations and parties for the first International Parliamentary Conference for Peace in Ye
Nov 08, 2018
International non-government organisations (INGOs) in Yemen are appalled by the renewed increase in intensity of hostilities in and around Hodeidah city. After calls for a ceasefire by the international community only a matter of days ago this is a deeply disturbing development.
Nov 05, 2018
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentStudy on the Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Oct 05, 2018
CARE aims to target some of the most remote and in-need communities affected by the earthquake and tsunami
Oct 02, 2018
CARE Canada launches appeal to help survivors   JAKARTA — The death toll from the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi grew to more than 1,200 today as rescuers fought to reach the worst-affected areas.
Oct 01, 2018
(Jakarta, Indonesia) - International humanitarian organization CARE has begun preparations for an assessment of the damages caused by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that has left at least 832 people dead and a further 540 injured on the Indonesian island of Sulawe
Sep 28, 2018
CARE is closely monitoring the situation in Indonesia and is ready to respond if and when needed, after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi today.
Sep 20, 2018
Civil society statement on the occasion of the Women Foreign Ministers Meeting 21-­‐22 September 2018, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Sep 15, 2018
Typhoon Mangkhut, locally known as Ompong, brought ferocious winds and blinding rain that left infrastructure and agricultural damage to provinces in northern Philippines. Over 58,000 people have evacuated according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.
Sep 14, 2018
Over ten thousand families in the northern part of the Philippines have evacuated as Typhoon Mangkhut moves closer to land. An estimated five million people will be affected who are mostly farmers and fisherfolks.
Sep 13, 2018
The international community urgently needs to step up funding and better coordinate their efforts to support hundreds of thousands of refugees from Venezuela, warns CARE.
Sep 12, 2018
Typhoon Mangkhut (locally known as Ompong), the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year, continues to intensify.
Sep 07, 2018
Millions of civilians trapped in Idlib face the prospect of the greatest humanitarian catastrophe in Syria’s seven-year war, should there be a major military escalation in the country’s North West.
Aug 28, 2018
(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.
Aug 22, 2018
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.