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CARE and partners in the Philippines worried about potential devastation from Typhoon Goni to remote areas, as the country battles COVID-19 and Typhoon season

 2nd Nov 2020    Philippines

Manila, Philippines - November 2, 2020 - As typhoon Goni weakens it has left a devastating wake - killing 16 people, affecting over 2 million people, destroying infrastructure and houses, and damaging crops across 12 regions.

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Women Increasingly at Risk and Unable to Access Assistance Post the Beirut Explosion

 28th Oct 2020    Lebanon

BEIRUT, 28 October 2020 – In the aftermath of the Beirut Port explosion on August 4, women in female-headed households, living within the explosion range, are suffering increased vulnerability. The effects of economic turmoil, greater risks of gender-based violence and the constant struggle to access assistance are highlighted in a ...

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CARE very worried for hundreds of thousands in Viet Nam already devastated by recent flooding, as third storm Saudel approaches this weekend

 23rd Oct 2020    Vietnam

23 October 2020, Hanoi, Viet Nam – Nearly 1 million people are already struggling with the impact of severe flooding across central Viet Nam over the past weeks, with a third tropical storm – Saudel – predicted to make landfall this Sunday 25 October. CARE is particularly worried about the ...

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Devastating floods destroy large parts of Central Viet Nam

 22nd Oct 2020    Vietnam

Over the last 10 days parts of Central Viet nam have received unprecedented rains that, combined with two powerful tropical storms - Linfa and Nangka - have led to severe flooding; displacing over 121,000 people, killing at least 124 people and destroying over 100,000 hectares of farmland. Water levels in ...

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Chronic underfunding on humanitarian needs in the Central Sahel means women facing violence are put last

 19th Oct 2020    Many

Abuja, Nigeria, 19 October 2020 - Ahead of the Central Sahel Conference on Tuesday 20th October 2020, CARE is calling on donors and governments in the region to urgently increase funding for the Central Sahel crisis, and to make sure gender-based violence is prioritized in the response; to help save ...

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CARE is particularly worried about the thousands of women refugees and migrants affected by the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

 19th Oct 2020    Many

Tbilisi, 15 October, 2020 – CARE International is concerned about the condition of thousands of conflict-affected population – especially women and youth– following the continuation of Nagorno-Karabakh armed conflict and urges donors and aid agencies to prioritise conflict-affected people and displaced population amidst emergency aid and recovery plans.

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On World Food Day CARE warns of worsening hunger for vulnerable Yemenis

 15th Oct 2020    Yemen

After almost six years of war, Yemen’s economic ecosystem has been decimated, leaving up to 20 million people food insecure. The combination of armed conflict, COVID-19, and the lack of foreign currency and salary payments has created a precarious situation in which the majority of the population would not be ...

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CARE: WFP’s Nobel Peace Prize is a ‘renewed commitment to multilateralism and global solidarity’

 9th Oct 2020    None

CARE International warmly congratulates their long standing partners the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on winning this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. This signals a renewed commitment to multilateralism and global solidarity, particularly at a time when food systems all over the world are becoming increasingly unjust and broken

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Empowered girls lead the way to innovative and impactful solutions in the midst of COVID-19

 8th Oct 2020    None

As the world celebrates International Day of the Girl this Sunday 11 October, CARE calls for girls’ voices to be amplified, and for them to shape prevention and response interventions in the fight against COVID-19.

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Over 21,000 people killed since UN global ceasefire-resolution

 25th Sep 2020    None

At least 21,347 people have been killed in conflict, including more than 5,800 civilian adults and children who were directly targeted[i], despite the adoption of a UN Security Council resolution calling for a global cessation of hostilities some 90 days ago. Instead of a ceasefire, allowing countries and humanitarian organisations ...

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