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CARE started work in: 1995

Cuba ranks 70 out of 189 on the Human Development Index (HDI). CARE International’s work focuses on disaster risk reduction, water and sanitation, and gender equality.

History of CARE International's work in Cuba

CARE International began its work in Cuba in 1995, and initially supported Cubans through economic instability by ensuring that food was available and accessible to those facing food insecurity. 

What CARE International does in Cuba

Cuba faces risks from natural disasters, including hurricanes, earthquakes, droughts, and floods. Because of this, much of our approach focuses on building resilience to both humanitarian emergencies and slow-onset disasters.

Today, our work in Cuba focuses on:

Reach and impact data
Total participants reached in 2023
  • Direct 27,637
  • Women & girls 56%
  • Indirect -
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Please note that the figures in this site may not be the same as those reported to donors or host governments based on different reporting periods. CARE's international aggregated reporting mechanisms always use the Fiscal Year from July to June.

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