Always be prepared. It’s an infamous quote that can quite literally save lives, when a disaster like an emergency or cyclone strikes.
In 2016, we saw many news-breaking humanitarian crises. We watched the ongoing conflict in Syria, desperate refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea, and Hurricane Matthew decimating Haiti. Yet these headlines were just the tip of an ever-growing humanitarian iceberg. Underneath these more visible crises lay many more that never made it into the news – some […]
As we mark six months since Cyclone Winston devastated Fiji, CARE Australia’s Emergency Response Manager Adam Poulter reflects on the pattern of severe storms that are becoming the new normal. We have crossed the threshold. Gone are the days when catastrophic cyclones were a once in a lifetime event. A couple of years ago it […]
Over 51 million people are currently displaced by conflict; the highest number since the Second World War. The Syrian crisis has sent millions into neighbouring countries, creating a growing need for compassion and humanitarian assistance. CARE International’s Chloe Day talks about her experiences, whilst working in Turkey.
Vanuatu named as the country with the greatest risk of natural disaster (2012).
CARE has provided more than 23,000 people with food, emergency shelter and hygiene kits in Nepal.