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  • New report: 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2016

    New report: 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2016

    Geneva, January 17, 2017. The international aid organization CARE International has published a new report today highlighting ten humanitarian crises that have received the least media attention in 2016. The report “Sufferi... Read More

  • No Time for Humanitarian Paralysis

    No Time for Humanitarian Paralysis

    19 January 2017, Amman: The overwhelming scale, complexity and duration of the Syrian humanitarian catastrophe must not be allowed to frustrate efforts to reach everyone with the relief they need to survive and live with dignity. Nor is there any time to lose in strengthening the longer-term resilience of refugees and preparing for the hard tasks ahead in Syria, warn... Read More

  • CARE responds to devastating earthquake in the Philippines

    CARE responds to devastating earthquake in the Philippines

    Aid agency CARE has begun assessing the damage caused by a magnitude 6.7 earthquake that jolted the island of Mindanao in Southern Philippines at 10:03 p.m. last Friday. The earthquake brought huge public infrastructure and shelter damage, panic to affected residents specifically women and children, and over 200 injured and wounded people. The epicenter is located ... Read More

  • Yemen: Humanitarian agencies condemn attacks on civilians

    Yemen: Humanitarian agencies condemn attacks on civilians

    Humanitarian agencies working in Yemen strongly condemn the continued attacks on civilians in the country after six women and a girl were reportedly killed and 15 others injured in an attack on a funeral in the district of Arhab, north of Sana’a, on the 17th of February 2017. “We are deeply saddened at the news of this attack and are gravely concerned that part... Read More

  • We cannot allow millions to starve in South Sudan

    We cannot allow millions to starve in South Sudan

    After three years of brutal conflict, famine was declared in South Sudan’s Unity State, meaning thousands are dying of starvation. With nearly five million people suffering from extreme hunger, famine is likely to spread to other parts of the country if urgent interventions are not taken. “The last three years of violence have pushed people over the edge of sur... Read More

  • 200,000 children need urgent support to overcome trauma of volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine

    200,000 children need urgent support to overcome trauma of volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine

    KYIV/GENEVA, 7 April 2017 – More than 200,000 children – or 1 in 4 - in the two regions most severely affected by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine require urgent and sustained psychosocial support to address the trauma of living through more than three years of violence. Read More

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