For the third year in a row, Syria has remained the deadliest place to be an aid worker, according to an analysis done by CARE International. A devastating 57 aid workers have lost their lives since the beginning of this year, including 18 in Syria – the largest humanitarian death toll for the third year running - and where a war has been raging since 2011.
About the CARE International Secretariat
The CARE International Secretariat has a small team in Geneva, Switzerland, with additional staff in Brussels, London and New York and teams positioned in numerous other locations around the world. The Secretariat is led by CARE International’s Secretary General, based in Ecuador, and coordinates and supports the confederation to achieve common impact goals and shared global priorities, in line with our Mission, Vision and Values, and our Vision 2030 ambition.
The Secretariat leads the confederation’s humanitarian impact area and hosts the CARE Emergency Group (CEG). The Secretariat also represents the confederation at the United Nations, the European Union, and other key global forums.