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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Cyclone Idai THE SITUATION In March 2019, cyclone Idai slammed into Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe with speeds of more than 200 kilometers per hour, causing severe damage. One month after Idai, a second storm hit northern Mozambique while the country was still recovering from cyclone Idai. More than 600 people died and 1,600 were injured during the unprecedented disasters of cyclones…

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POWER Africa Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Rural Africa Project Snapshot Project: POWER (Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Rural Africa) Goal: To increase financial inclusion for 480,000 individuals and their families Target group: Poor, food insecure households in rural areas, with a focus on women and adolescent girls Where: Burundi, Côte…

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PROSADE (Promoting Food Security in Choluteca and Rio Negro Watersheds) 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…

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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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FEED Fortifying Equality and Economic Diversity Project Snapshot FEED (Fortifying Equality and Economic Diversity) Goal: To support communities outside of active conflict zones by meeting basic food security needs and reducing vulnerability Target group: Vulnerable communities and households in three counties of Eastern Equatoria: Torit, Magwi and Ikotos Where: South Sudan Duration: 2015-2018 (3 years)…

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Food Sufficiency for Farmers (FSF) Project Project Snapshot FSF (Food Sufficiency for Farmers) Goal: To increase access to healthy food for more than 42,000 households Target group: Poor, food insecure households in rural areas, with a focus on women and adolescent girls Where: Ethiopia Duration: 2013-2018 (5 years) Get Directions From To Add Waypoint For…

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GROW Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children Project Snapshot Project: Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children (GROW) Goal: To improve nutrition in women of reproductive age (15-49) and children under five years Target group: Poor, food-insecure mothers, newborns and children Where: Ethiopia, Oromia Regions (East and West Hararghe), and Afar Region Duration: 2016-2020 (4 years)…

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Hurricane Matthew impact

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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