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In the shadow of the pandemic: 10 crises that didn't make headlines in 2021

 13th Jan 2022    Many

CARE International launches its report, ‘The Most Under-Reported Humanitarian Crises of 2021’ highlighting, for the sixth year in a row, the 10 crises that received little media attention in the year before. According to the United Nations, around 235 million people worldwide needed humanitarian aid last year – this number ...

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CARE International condemns Christmas Eve Massacre in Myanmar

 26th Dec 2021    Myanmar

On Friday 24 December, the Myanmar military reportedly attacked three vehicles killing at least 38 people, including women and children, in Kayah State in Eastern Myanmar.

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Typhoon Rai (Odette) hits the Philippines, 600,000 people left with no homes as Christmas approaches

 21st Dec 2021    Philippines

As Typhoon Rai (Odette) hits southern and central Philippines, the impact of local disaster preparedness and mitigation measures shows the importance of planning for climate shocks amidst a worsening global climate crisis. However, despite these pre-emptive measures, the country’s strongest storm of the year still leaves widescale devastation in its ...

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Typhoon Rai set to hit Philippines, CARE and partners ready to respond

 15th Dec 2021    Philippines

Manila, Philippines, Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021 – Typhoon Rai is expected to make landfall on Thursday, December 16 with a maximum wind speed of 150 km/h – affecting more than five regions including Northern Mindanao, Caraga, Eastern Visayas, Bicol, and Southern Luzon. CARE and local partner ACCORD are preparing and ...

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South Sudan: Climate crisis transforms annual floods into catastrophe for hundreds of thousands

 9th Dec 2021    South Sudan

South Sudan is currently struggling with flood, the intensity of which has not been seen in decades. Entire States have been affected with communities living submerged since the start of the year. Many people in remote areas remain cut off from humanitarian aid, worsening an already critical humanitarian crisis in ...

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Lethal Combination of Climate, Conflict and Covid sees humanitarian needs rise by 17% in 2022

 2nd Dec 2021    Many

According to the new UN OCHA Global Humanitarian Overview 2022 sees a 17% increase in global humanitarian needs from 2021, with 274 million people in need of life-saving aid around the world and US$41 billion needed to provide this aid. In just 4 years financial requirements and the number of ...

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World leaders urged to halt escalating hunger crisis as 17% more people expected to need life-saving aid in 2022

 2nd Dec 2021    Many

A group of 120 non-governmental organisations has joined forces in an open letter calling on world leaders to do more to halt a devastating global hunger crisis as new analysis shows the number of people likely to be in need of humanitarian aid in 2022 could rise by 17%.

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Afghan families making horrific choices so they can put food on the table - Statement by Marianne O’Grady - CARE Afghanistan Deputy Country Director

 22nd Nov 2021    Afghanistan

Afghan families making horrific choices so they can put food on the table - Statement by Marianne O’Grady - CARE Afghanistan Deputy Country Director

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No breakthrough in Glasgow: Developed countries do not take responsibility for damage done

 13th Nov 2021    UK

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference of Parties has drawn to a close with a decision that has left vulnerable countries most impacted by climate change frustrated and disappointed, according to CARE International.

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SHOCKING ANALYSIS REVEALS RICH COUNTRIES FAILING TO DELIVER ON CLIMATE PLEDGES FOR POOREST COUNTRIES

 8th Nov 2021    None

New research commissioned by CARE International exposes a woeful track record of rich countries pledging climate finance that does not translate to new and additional funding for the poorest countries. This includes the £290 million climate finance pledge announced today by the UK government, which is not new and additional ...

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