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Joint Oral Statement: Urgent need to address the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and its impact on the most vulnerable populations

 10th Sep 2019    Yemen

Joint oral statement by Save the Children and 12 Civil Society Organizations: Urgent need to address the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and its impact on the most vulnerable populations. A call for renewal and strengthening of the mandate of the Group of Eminent Experts

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61 NGOs warn of worsening crisis in Myanmar, call for refugees’ engagement on safe, voluntary returns

 21st Aug 2019    Bangladesh

Nearly 1 million Rohingya are still waiting for justice and a say about their future, two years after being forced from their homes by mass atrocities in Myanmar, and are struggling for safety and dignity in Bangladesh as refugees.

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As CARE International ranks deadliest places to be an aid worker; Syria tops the list for third year running

 19th Aug 2019    Global

For the third year in a row, Syria has remained the deadliest place to be an aid worker, according to an analysis done by CARE International. A devastating 57 aid workers have lost their lives since the beginning of this year, including 18 in Syria – the largest humanitarian death ...

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CARE calls for immediate ceasefire in Aden as vulnerable children and elderly suffer in extreme heat

 10th Aug 2019    Yemen

Following an escalation in hostilities in Aden, CARE calls for an immediate ceasefire to protect civilians affected by the fighting. On the eve of Eid al-Adha, when families should be celebrating together in peace and harmony, the latest violence demonstrates a total disregard for the people of Yemen.

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Dengue declared national epidemic in the Philippines, CARE to provide dengue prevention kits in evacuation camps

 8th Aug 2019    Philippines

A dengue epidemic has been declared in the Philippines after recording more than 600 deaths and over 146,000 cases in 2019 alone – a 98% increase from the previous year.

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Airport closure amounts to death sentence for thousands of sick Yemenis

 5th Aug 2019    Yemen

Three years of restrictions imposed on Yemen’s airspace by the Saudi-led coalition is preventing thousands of sick Yemeni civilians from seeking urgent medical treatment outside the country, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and CARE said today.

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Iraq: Humanitarian funding shortfall could put lives at risk, says aid organization CARE

 31st Jul 2019    Iraq

A further decrease in funding of humanitarian activities in Northern Iraq could put countless people’s lives at risk, warns the international aid organization CARE.

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CARE International appoints new Country Director in Nigeria

 24th Jul 2019    Nigeria

CARE International has announced Susana Grau Batlle as its new Country Director in Nigeria. Susana joins CARE from Counterpart International, where she served as the Director of Global Programs providing strategic leadership to their civil society global portfolio on technology and innovation.

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As UN chief visits Beira, aid agencies call for urgent action to curtail looming food crisis in Mozambique

 12th Jul 2019    Mozambique

Four months after two deadly cyclones swept through northern Mozambique, the food security situation is increasingly worsening. At least 433,000 families have had their farming land destroyed, robbing them of their main source of food and an income.

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After UN climate talks, government leaders must move from talk to emergency action

 27th Jun 2019    Germany-Luxemburg

Today marks the closing of the United Nations Climate Conference in Bonn, Germany. As the most vulnerable continue to suffer from the climate emergency’s impacts, such as ongoing heat waves in Europe and record-breaking cyclones in Africa and Asia, government officials leave Bonn with moderate progress in negotiation on various ...

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