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Urgent need to tackle a deteriorating humanitarian catastrophe in South Sudan

 12th Mar 2021    South Sudan

Jaba, South Sudan, 11 March 2021 - Amidst a backdrop of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan is reaching devastating new levels with over 8.3 million people now in need of urgent humanitarian assistance and humanitarian agencies struggling to meet life-saving needs.

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35 Aid Agencies Warn Of Further Irreversible Impact, Marking 10 Years Of Syrian Conflict

 10th Mar 2021    Syria

Thursday, 11 March 2021 - 35 of the leading aid agencies have joined together to warn of the suffering and increased, irreversible, damage if the growing humanitarian needs in Syria are not met and a political solution is not found. The 35 agencies have highlighted that a decade since the ...

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CARE Report Reveals UN and Wealthy Nations’ Lack of Funding for Women in Emergencies

 3rd Mar 2021    None

Time for a Better Bargain: How the Aid  System Shortchanges Women and Girls in Crisis  appraises top government donors and UN agencies on financing women’s rights and women-led organizations in countries experiencing humanitarian crises and ensuring participation in leadership

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Ethiopia desert locust swarms

 1st Mar 2021    Ethiopia

Currently, the highest number of swarms have been reported in northern and central Ethiopia in a total number of 26 Zones, north-eastern, eastern and there are also swarms in coastal regions of Kenya in 17 counties and 9 regions of Somalia.

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Disaster looms for Yemen if funding cuts continue

 26th Feb 2021    Yemen

Vital aid funding will be the difference between life and death for 400,000 children in the world’s largest humanitarian crisis

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New CARE Report: Syrian Women Face Worrying Food Insecurity Levels, a Decade into The Conflict

 24th Feb 2021    Syria

Amman, 24 February 2021 – Ten years into the crisis in Syria, many women report fear of instability, recurring violence, and displacement, coupled with a constant struggle to meet their families’ basic needs. In 2020, average food prices in Syria increased by 236%, making them more than 29 times higher ...

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CARE urgently appeals for the rescue of Rohingya refugees stranded in the Andaman Sea

 23rd Feb 2021    Many

23 February 2021, Bangkok, Thailand - CARE’s Interim Vice President for Humanitarian Policy and Practice, Deepmala Mahla, responds to reports that Rohingya refugees are adrift on a boat in the Andaman Sea.

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Honduras: nearly one third of the population face severe hunger

 22nd Feb 2021    Honduras

Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Monday 22 February 2021 - The severity of acute food insecurity in Honduras has reached unprecedented levels and the Integrated Food Security (IPC) analysis projects that the situation will worsen in the coming months leaving more than one third of the population facing severe hunger. Urgent funding and ...

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CARE concerned hundreds of thousands displaced people are at risk due to Marib fighting

 18th Feb 2021    Yemen

18 February 2021 – CARE is extremely concerned for hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) whose safety is being put at risk during the current escalation of fighting in Yemen’s Marib governorate.

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New Ebola outbreak in Guinea very worrying for West Africa as suspected new case reported in Sierra Leone

 17th Feb 2021    None

On 14 February Guinea reported 7 suspected cases of Ebola in the southeast of the country, in an area close to the Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia and Sierra Leone borders creating fears that it could spread wider across the region, with early reports of a new case already in Sierra Leone.

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