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Counter-Terrorism Frameworks and Safeguarding Humanitarian Space: Humanitarian Recommendations ahead of the UNGA High Level Side Event

 23rd Sep 2019    None

As humanitarian organisations committed to upholding humanitarian principles, we work to ensure that aid goes to all those who need it. Principled humanitarian action requires us to engage with all parties to a conflict so we can reach people most in need. To ensure that aid is not diverted or ...

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Leaders Must Stand on the Right Side of History and Address the Climate Emergency, says CARE

 20th Sep 2019    None

CARE International calls on government leaders to stand on the right side of history and address the climate emergency with utmost priority, as demanded by millions of people marching and striking across the globe. CARE, along with millions of others, will take to the streets September 20 to 27, in ...

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Cyclone Idai 6 months on: CARE issues dire warnings as studies show 41 million face hunger in southern Africa

 18th Sep 2019    Mozambique

Six months since the devastating Cyclone Idai struck three southern African countries – Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi – CARE experts are calling on the international community to urgently adopt climate smart agriculture (CSA) to contain chronic food shortages in the region.

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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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