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Syria tops the list of deadliest places for aid workers for the second consecutive year

 15th Aug 2018    Global

Syria tops the list of deadliest places to be an aid worker for the second year in a row, an analysis by CARE International has found. 76 aid workers have been killed since January 2018, including 42​​ in Syria where war has been raging since 2011.

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World Humanitarian Day: Charter for Change

 14th Aug 2018    Global

The signatories of the Charter for Change aid localisation movement call for obligations to be met for the protection of humanitarian actors across the globe, particularly local actors which face extreme risks in their daily delivery of humanitarian aid.

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Indonesia: One week after earthquake, thousands remain homeless as aftershocks continue

 13th Aug 2018    Indonesia

One week after a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok, thousands remain homeless and in fear as aftershocks continue. CARE Indonesia is channelling assistance through its local partner Kopernik, who operate in Lombok and provides support to survivors.

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INGOs in Yemen condemn horrific attacks in Sa’ada

 10th Aug 2018    Yemen

International non-government organisations (INGOs) in Yemen strongly condemn horrific Coalition airstrikes on a bus transporting school children in Yemen yesterday.

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One week after attacks on Hodeidah, dozens more killed in airstrike near Saudi border in Yemen

 9th Aug 2018    Yemen

Exactly a week after dozens were killed in suspected mortar attacks in Yemen’s Hodeidah city, at least 20 people have died after airstrikes hit a bus in the north of the country. Many of the dead were children travelling in a bus in Sa’ada, Dahian district, near the border with ...

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More bombs than passengers dropped at Yemen's main airport

 8th Aug 2018    Yemen

Sana'a International Airport has been hit with an average of one bomb every fortnight, in the two years since it has been shut to all commercial traffic.

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D.R.Congo: Ebola virus outbreak endangers lives of 300,000 Congolese

 7th Aug 2018    Democratic Republic of Congo

CARE International is deeply concerned about a new Ebola virus outbreak in the North East of D.R.Congo, risking the lives of 300,000 Congolese. 37 cases, including 22 deaths, have been reported so far. Even though this is the tenth Ebola outbreak in the country since 1976, this time fears for ...

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Joint NGO Statement on Attack on Hodeidah on August 2

 6th Aug 2018    Yemen

We, the undersigned humanitarian and human rights organisations, strongly condemn the major attacks that hit a fish market and the entrance to Yemen's largest hospital, Al Thawra, in Hodeidah on 2 August, which reportedly killed over 40 civilians, including children.

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Powerful earthquake hits Lombok in Indonesia

 6th Aug 2018    Indonesia

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Lombok yesterday at 18:45 local time, killing at least 91 people and injuring hundreds. Thousands of people have been injured and thousands have been displaced. Rescuers are still trying to reach some hard-hit areas to conduct loss and damage assessments.

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Airstrikes in Hodeidah mark fresh violence in vulnerable Yemen port city

 3rd Aug 2018    Yemen

Almost two months after an offensive on the Yemen port city of Hodeidah began, last night airstrikes hit a fish market and the entrance to a hospital, injuring up to 70 people and killing at least 20, including medical staff.

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