DRC Ebola Emergency DONATE WHAT IS EBOLA? Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a rare, and usually fatal, hemorrhagic fever. It was first discovered in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) near the Ebola River. Ebola virus is caused by an infection and spreads through direct contact with the bodily fluids of a person…

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PROSADE CARE’s PROSADE ( Promoting Food Security in Choluteca and Rio Negro Watersheds) project in southern Honduras seeks to expand local food production, guarantee access to safe and reliable water, and promote good sanitation and hygiene practices. The situation Access to food is extremely limited in southern Honduras due to extreme levels of poverty, low…

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LINKAGES Linking Initiatives, Stakeholders and Knowledge to Achieve Gender-Sensitive Livelihood Security CARE Canada’s LINKAGES program will strengthen local economies, increase access to nutritious food and improve equality between women and men. While women around the world are key food producers, they often earn little money and are chronically malnourished. Improving gender equality in households and…

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ARNI CARE’s ARNI project in Zimbabwe sought to equip farmers, health workers and families with knowledge and training to ensure mothers and children had healthy and nutritious diets. The situation Inequality coupled with economic hardship significantly affects mothers and children in Zimbabwe. Recent estimates suggest for every 100,000 births, 570 mothers will die in the…

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TABASAM CARE’s Tabora Adolescent and Safe Motherhood (TABASAM) project is working to safeguard women’s health during pregnancy, childbirth and through the immediate postnatal period. The Problem: While most women in Tanzania know the serious risks associated with pregnancy and childbirth, barriers such as poverty, cultural and religious beliefs, far-flung health clinics and limited transportation, and…

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TEMPS Project Working together to prevent child, early and forced marriage Project Snapshot Project: TEMPS (Travaillons ensemble contre les marriages pécoces/Working together to end child, early and forced marriage) Goal: to contribute to strengthening prevention and mitigation of the effects of child, early and forced marriage of girls in Benin and Mali in high-prevalence areas…

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Hurricane Matthew DONATE THE SITUATION Thousands of people in Haiti and Cuba are in need of help following the devastating impact of Hurricane Matthew. The Category 4 Hurricane struck southern Haiti and Cuba on October 4, 2016 destroying homes, food crops, water supplies, and, in Haiti, raising fears of the spread of cholera. Haiti Massive amounts…

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Hurricane Irma DONATE THE SITUATION Hurricane Irma made landfall in Cuba September 8, 2017 as a Category 5 hurricane with strong winds and heavy seas leaving massive destruction in its wake. The entire country has been affected; winds exceeding 250km/h tore roofs off buildings, downed electrical lines and brought floodwaters into low-lying coastal communities. Officials…

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Urgent need in South Sudan DONATE THE SITUATION The escalation of the conflict that began in 2013 across various parts of South Sudan in June and July 2016, has exacerbated an already dire humanitarian situation. One in three people in South Sudan are severely food insecure and malnutrition rates, particularly among children, have reached critical levels….

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