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No tourists, now a super storm: Cyclone Yasa could be a double disaster for Fiji

 16th Dec 2020    Fiji

The aid agency CARE is warning that a Category 5 cyclone heading towards Fiji could be catastrophic for the island nation already grappling with the loss of tourism income.

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Aid organisations call for safe and unhindered access to fight impact of hunger and conflict in 2021.

 1st Dec 2020    None

Geneva, 1 December – With the United Nations estimating some 235 million people across the globe will be in need of life-saving support in 2021, it is vital that aid organisations have unhindered access to those most in need and humanitarian appeals are fully funded, seven* NGOs said today.

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The international NGO community in Nigeria strongly condemns the killing of civilians in Koshobe, Borno State

 1st Dec 2020    Nigeria

ABUJA, 30 November 2020 – The international NGO community in Nigeria is shocked by the attack by non-state armed groups (NSAGs) of Saturday 28 November, 2020 in the village of Koshobe, Jere Local Government Area, Borno State. The attack resulted in at least 86 civilians killed, with unconfirmed reports of ...

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Amidst largescale displacement from Tigray conflict to Sudan, CARE is particularly worried about the situation for women and girls

 27th Nov 2020    Many

Khartoum, Sudan, 18 November 2020 - Clashes that started in the Tigray region of Northern Ethiopia on November 4th have already forced over 27,000 people to flee the fighting and cross the borders into Sudan with an average of 4,000 people arriving on a daily basis.

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Small-scale farmers and families struggle with economic ruin as up to 70% of Honduras’ crops and grains are affected by storms Eta and Iota

 24th Nov 2020    Honduras

Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 20 November 2020 - As one third from of the population of Honduras reels from the immediate and devastating impacts of tropical storms Eta and Iota, the long-term effects on the country’s economy, crop production and small-scale producers could be even more devastating.

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Women’s voices need to be heard; less than a quarter of those involved in Afghanistan’s peace negotiations are women, notes CARE

 23rd Nov 2020    Afghanistan

Leaders gathered at the virtual Afghanistan donor conference on 23 and 24 November 2020 must put women and girls at the centre of discussions, says CARE.

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CARE extremely concerned over spike in gender-based violence and child marriage in northern Mozambique

 20th Nov 2020    Mozambique

Maputo, Mozambique, 20 November 2020 – CARE is extremely concerned about rising levels of violence against women and girls and reports of increasing incidences of child marriage in temporary displacement camps due to desperation and people fleeing brutal attacks on civilian areas across Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique.

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Amidst largescale displacement from Tigray conflict to Sudan, CARE is particularly worried about the situation for women and girls

 18th Nov 2020    Many

Khartoum, Sudan, 18 November 2020 - Clashes that started in the Tigray region of Northern Ethiopia on November 4th have already forced over 27,000 people1 to flee the fighting and cross the borders into Sudan with an average of 4,000 people arriving on a daily basis.

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Conflict and COVID-19 Push Millions to Brink of Famine

 18th Nov 2020    Many

New CARE report exposes how COVID-19 has exaggerated food insecurity in conflict torn regions including Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria, and Democratic Republic of Congo—and how international donors have failed to step up to prevent catastrophe

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Joint statement: ASEAN must prevent another “Rohingya boat crisis”

 16th Nov 2020    Bangladesh

Southeast Asian leaders must do everything they can to protect refugees and prevent a repeat of this year’s “boat crisis” when some 200 refugees lost their lives at sea, 16 humanitarian agencies said today ahead of the 37th ASEAN Summit (12-15 November). With the monsoon period ending and a new ...

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