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Ethiopia: “A massive crisis off the international radar”

 23rd Jul 2018    Ethiopia

Since the beginning of this year, over 800,000 people have fled the violence in Ethiopia. In total, around one million people are estimated to be internally displaced in the country. Houses and major infrastructure have been severely damaged. More than 200 people have lost their lives. “This is a massive ...

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Saucing safer tomatoes in the West Bank

 23rd Jul 2018    West Bank and Gaza

Ala’a is a 35-year-old tomato grower, his farm nested within the Jordan Valley in northern West Bank. Over the past nine months, through support from CARE, Ala’a has established a demonstration tomato greenhouse that follows safer pesticide practices to fight against fungi, viruses and insects.

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Women Entrepreneurs in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

 23rd Jul 2018    West Bank and Gaza

Afaf was the first farmer and woman to grow baby cucumber in the West Bank. She is now recruiting her own staff to help the business grow. Fa’eda’s eggplants have been tested and CARE is facilitating the provision of the certification which will allow her to sell her products at ...

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Filling in the Blanks

 23rd Jul 2018    West Bank and Gaza

This is not a story of a one-man show facing the world, the all hail Caesar type. This story is unlike in fiction with having to go through a stereotypical plot of transition from a protagonist to hero/heroine. I wouldn’t say this is a sad story either. This is simply ...

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Crisis in South-West and North-West Regions of Cameroon: “a highly worrisome situation”

 18th Jul 2018    Cameroon

More than 160,000 people have been displaced, dozens killed and attacked as tensions are rising in the South-West and North-West Regions of Cameroon. A total of 3.5 million inhabitants are affected by this crisis - 16% of Cameroon population.

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Hodeidah Update: “The urgent need for peace in Yemen needs to be the main focus.”

 17th Jul 2018    Yemen

Update on the humanitarian situation in Hodeidah and CARE’s support on the ground.

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Nurse Chanthy: Treating Women in Cambodia

 2nd Jul 2018    Cambodia

Chanthy Deep has been a nurse at a garment factory for over eight years. During her long career at the factory, Chanthy has seen a multitude of workers go through her infirmary seeking advice and help.

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Maly's Story: Keeping Mothers and Babies Healthy in Cambodia

 29th Jun 2018    Cambodia

Maly works as a Line Leader at a busy garment factory in Phnom Penh. She is 8 months pregnant with her second child, and sometimes her job can be very tiring and demanding! But there are perks of working at her company, and she has joined CARE’s Chat! Contraceptive training ...

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Veasna and Sydney: Selling Safe Food in Cambodia

 29th Jun 2018    Cambodia

Veasna and Sydney are a young couple filled with dreams and hopes for a better future. They set up a business along with Veasna’s two brothers, to cook and sell food at their friendly restaurant in front of a busy garment factory in Phnom Penh. But Veasna and Sydney strive ...

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Amal Means Hope

 28th Jun 2018    Jordan

After an encounter with a Syrian Refugee in Jordan, CARE Germany volunteer Mia reflects on her experience and the dramatic differences between their lives.

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