VIDEO: Kids in Yemen talk about airplanes

Video: Kids in Yemen talk about airplanes

Yemen is facing the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. 2019 marks 3 years since since the closure of Sana’a commercial airport, meaning people are trapped in a conflict zone. CARE spoke to children about what they know about airplanes and what they told us was heart wrenching.

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Hunger on the edge of the Sahel: Shoukuriya’s story

Worldwide, hunger and malnutrition kills more people than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Hunger is avoidable and it is treatable. There is more than enough food in the world. No one should worry whether they will be able feed their children when they wake up in the morning. This is where a little girl named…

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How travelling with my kids taught me to embrace adventure

By Shannon Elliot, CARE Canada’s Director, Brand and Marketing The plane chugged through another 45 seconds of turbulence and I met my husband’s eyes from the row behind me. This wouldn’t be good. The overnight flight was dark and the attendants had tucked themselves out of sight. I passed my last paper bag through the seats…

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Children’s festival brings together Syrian and Turkish families

More than 1,000 children and parents from Syria and Turkey came together to play at the Kilis Children’s Festival, organized by CARE and the Kilis municipality at the Southern Turkish town’s football stadium. “We are very happy to work alongside the municipality in Kilis. It’s a fitting city for a celebration of coming together in…

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Catherine Clark: What Mother’s Day means to me

A group of women who are part of CARE's Every Voice Counts project in Sudan look at the camera and smile. Ala Kheir/CARE

By Catherine Clark, CARE Canada board member My mother has always been a seminal influence in my life – strong, courageous, intelligent and committed to a better world – she set an example for me from a young age that complacency in the face of injustice was simply not an option. I had the opportunity to…

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Kids teach a lesson in better sanitation

Poverty affects almost three-quarters of the Honduran population. This lush, tropical country – a resort destination for many vacationers – is easily one of the poorest nations in Latin America. In rural regions, conditions can be especially harsh. There are few job opportunities and access to food and clean water is sparse and expensive. Up…

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