The Impact of Cyclone Idai, 6 Months Later

2019_ Malawi Floods caused by Cyclone Idai

In the immediate aftermath of Cyclone Idai, the generous support of CARE donors provided life-saving assistance to families in need including tents, food supplies, clean water and hygiene kits.

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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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Empowering refugees to empower others

By Megan Nobert, CARE Canada Northern Zambia, along the Congolese border, is a stunning place to find oneself. The water on Lake Mweru ripples a deep dark blue. The rust-coloured earth contrasts with the saturated green of the landscape. Sugarcane grows along the road, in a land overflowing with fruit and fish. It should be a…

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Kindness and humanity, horror and sorrow: Supporting refugees in Uganda

By Thomas Markert, a German engineer who visited CARE’s programs in Uganda During the past few weeks, I visited CARE’s programs in Uganda. I have spent many hours talking to refugees who have fled the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). They have told me stories of how they had to leave their homes with nothing…

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Crisis in Yemen: Saving lives, giving hope

By Lucy Beck, Emergency Response Specialist at CARE Keeping your sense of self and, as a women, your femininity, can be hard when bombs are falling all around you and you’re running out of food and water, let alone makeup and perfume. But it is important. Keeping hope alive and holding on to the things…

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