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Fate of humanity weighing heavy on ministerial shoulders at UN Climate Change Conference

 10th Dec 2018    Global

Ministers arriving in Katowice will need extreme courage and conviction to make life-saving decisions if humanity is to be saved from the worst impacts of climate change, Oxfam and CARE International said today.

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CARE condemns attack on women and girls in Bentiu

 10th Dec 2018    South Sudan

As the world reacts with shock to the horrific attacks on 157 women and girls in Bentiu on November 30, CARE International has weighed in calling for the perpetrators of the sexual violence to be brought to book.

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Almost four years of conflict has led to declaration of catastrophic food security conditions in Yemen

 6th Dec 2018    Yemen

According to the just-published Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) report, 240,000 people are living in famine-like conditions in Yemen. Over 70% of the population – 20 million people – are living in emergency or crisis levels of food insecurity, with 9.8 million in need of immediate assistance

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​One year on from #MeToo: CARE calls “times up” on lack of global treaty to protect women at work

 25th Nov 2018    Global

Over this year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign CARE is calling for an end to one of the most widespread forms of abuse against women – violence and harassment in the world of work. Governments and employers have 6 months to forge agreement with trade unions and ...

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42 NGOs warn that return of refugees to Myanmar now would be dangerous and premature.

 9th Nov 2018    Bangladesh

Humanitarian and civil society agencies working in Rakhine State in Myanmar and in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh are deeply concerned that the repatriation of refugees will commence in mid-November, according to an announcement of the Joint Working Group of the Governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar on 30th October.

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35 Yemeni and international organizations call for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Yemen

 8th Nov 2018    Yemen

As humanitarian, human rights and peacebuilding organizations working on Yemen, we welcome tomorrow’s unprecedented coming together of legislators from across nations and parties for the first International Parliamentary Conference for Peace in Yemen to demand their governments work together to end the crisis.

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Verification exercise confirms Uganda hosts Africa’s largest refugee population, but funding fails to match

 2nd Nov 2018    Uganda

Verification exercise confirms Uganda hosts Africa’s largest refugee population, but funding fails to match. 19 NGOs call on international donors to share responsibility and increase funding

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A political solution is the only way to avert famine, says CARE

 1st Nov 2018    Yemen

Amidst discussion of a famine declaration in Yemen, CARE calls for the implementation of an immediate ceasefire and political action to end the conflict. Only political will for peace can stop the fast deteriorating food and currency crisis in Yemen.

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Typhoon Yutu hits Northern Philippines one month after Mangkhut’s devastation

 31st Oct 2018    Philippines

Typhoon Yutu (locally known as Rosita) made landfall in Dinapigue, Isabela, Philippines at 4 a.m. on Tuesday. It then passed through several provinces in the northern part of the country. The typhoon is moving slightly slower to the west at 20 kilometers per hour (km/h) speed from the previous 25 ...

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One month on from the Indonesia tsunami and the onset of the rainy season exacerbates survivors suffering

 26th Oct 2018    Indonesia

One month after a terrible earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi the onset of the rainy season has increased the suffering for many survivors. The arrival of the rains is likely to see an increase in diseases like malaria and dengue fever, and further contamination to already ...

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