Women and girls are the hardest hit by conflict and disasters but often have little or no say in the design and delivery of humanitarian aid. CARE’s Women Lead in Emergencies approach is the first practical toolkit for frontline humanitarians to support women to take the lead in responding to crises that directly affect them and their communities.
Building forward: Localization and Decolonization of Aid
We’ve been talking about localization of aid in the humanitarian sector for decades. Localization is the process of recognizing and respecting that decision-making on aid and its implementation should ultimately rest with the affected communities in order to better address needs.
New CARE report: The 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2020
Today the international aid organization CARE launched its annual report highlighting the ten most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2020.
In photos: How COVID-19 is affecting refugees around the world
While everyone around the world continues to cope with the devastating impacts of COVID-19, the risks are heightened for the world’s approximately 71 million people who have been forcibly displaced from their homes.
Everyone stays at home. I am staying in Iraq
Shanti Chirayath is a CARE aid worker from Bonn, Germany. When the COVID-19 pandemic led to travel restrictions worldwide, she decided not to return to her home country and stay in Iraq.
Flattening the curve, and building a global community
With planes grounded and borders closing, it’s easy to feel farther apart than ever, but this crisis should remind us of just the opposite: we’re a global community, and now more than ever, we all need each other.