CARE worked in Cambodia between 1973 and 1975, distributing food, providing medical assistance and improving education. From 1975 onwards CARE worked to support the millions of Cambodian refugees who fled the Khmer Rouge and were living in camps along the Thai-Cambodian border. In 1990, we returned to Cambodia, working with the United Nations to help 370,000 Cambodian refugees return to their homes.
Today, CARE works with hundreds of thousands of people in Cambodia, particularly women who have migrated to urban areas, women and girls from ethnic minorities and rural women who are denied multiple rights.
Our work in Cambodia focuses on: