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 assistance are needed to help combat this devastating hunger epidemic.
History of CARE International's work in Honduras
CARE International has worked in Honduras since 1954, initially providing emergency assistance to hurricane victims and running small-scale food programs.
We officially established our country office in Honduras in 1959, beginning with food distribution programs and eventually moving toward supporting a sustainable development program.
What CARE International does in Honduras
CARE Honduras' current projects include:
- Maternal and child health and nutrition
- Small enterprise development
- Micro-watershed protection
- Environmental education
Since 2020, CARE International has been responding to COVID-19 in Honduras through providing cash and voucher assistance, behavior change communications, and more.