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DRC CARE responds to emergency in North Kivu

 4th Nov 2008    Democratic Republic of Congo

More than 250,000 persons have been affected by the escalation of violence in the North Kivu region, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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DRC CARE provides emergency supplies

 3rd Nov 2008    Democratic Republic of Congo

While a fragile ceasefire holds, CARE is distributing emergency supplies and providing cholera treatment for some of the thousands of people who are still taking refuge in Goma city.

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MYANMAR Cyclone Nargis six months on the recovery continues

 2nd Nov 2008    Myanmar

MYANMAR (November 2, 2008) – Today marks six months since Cyclone Nargis tore through southern Myanmar, leaving over 130,000 people dead or missing and affecting 2.4 million more.

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DRC CARE says urgent international aid is needed

 31st Oct 2008    Democratic Republic of Congo

The rule of law has all but collapsed and hundreds of thousands of lives will be at risk in the Democratic Republic of Congo without immediate help from the international community, the humanitarian agency CARE warned.

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HONDURAS CARE provides emergency relief to flood affected areas

 29th Oct 2008    Honduras

HONDURAS (October 29, 2008) – CARE is rushing emergency assistance to flood-affected families in Honduras, after heavy rains caused severe flooding, landslides and rock falls, and destroyed homes and crops in many parts of the country. Honduras has been affected by a tropical depression for over two weeks, with more ...

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PAKISTAN CARE responds to deadly earthquake

 29th Oct 2008    Pakistan

CARE’s emergency team is on the ground in the devastated region of Baluchistan province, near the border of Afghanistan, where a 6.4 magnitude earthquake destroyed houses and killed a reported 500-600 people.

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HONDURAS CARE provides immediate aid to flood survivors

 23rd Oct 2008    Honduras

CARE is rushing emergency assistance to flood-affected families in Honduras, after heavy rains caused severe flooding and destroyed homes and crops, affecting more than 190,000 people.

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HORN OF AFRICA On World Food Day 17 mio people face starvation

 15th Oct 2008    Many

NAIROBI (October 15, 2008) – In Ethiopia, at least 6.4 million people need emergency food aid. In Somalia, nearly half the population is slowly starving, and the country is facing a food crisis unseen since the famine of the early 1990s. And in Kenya, poor families are paying as much ...

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HAITI CARE provides emergency relief

 13th Oct 2008    Haiti

GENEVA (October 13, 2008) – Since being hit by four successive tropical storms, particulaly Hanna and Ike in September 2008, Haiti has been grappling with the damages caused by these hurricanes in cities like Gonaives.

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HAITI CARE distributes hygiene kits to storm survivors

 8th Oct 2008    Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI (October 8, 2008) – In response to grave sanitary conditions in flood-affected regions of Haiti, CARE is distributing hygiene kits to 1,500 families, or about 7,500 people, in the greater Gonaïves region. These kits contain personal hygiene items (soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, detergent), as well as chlorine ...

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