We often hear about hunger around the world. Much of this is caused by shifting global weather patterns such as El Nino , which make it even harder for the world’s poor to grow crops for food and income. So what can you do? Here are five ways you can help.
With over 21 million in need, the number of people requiring urgent humanitarian assistance in Yemen is more than in Syria and South Sudan combined. After recently visiting the region, CARE’s Gender in Emergencies Specialist Isadora Quay explains why we can no longer ignore a crisis affecting 21 million people.
The current food crisis in Lesotho means that more than one-third of the population doesn’t have enough to eat. Drought, late rains, early frost and a recent pest infestation have destroyed vital crops. Adding to the issue of food insecurity are crippling health problems; every fourth person in Lesotho is HIV positive. By Michelle Carter, […]
CARE works in some of Niger’s poorest communities to help prevent famine.
Julia Newton-Howes, CARE Australia CEO, recently visited Chad to see part of CARE’s response to the food crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa. Please donate to CARE’s Global Emergency Fund. Chad has a population of about 10 million people, living in a country a little smaller than the Northern Territory, a lot of […]
Rain rules the lives of rural Ethiopians. When drought came to the district of Mesela, people coped by reducing their number of daily meals, and selling their remaining livestock (often their most important assets). In December 2011, CARE initiated a livelihoods recovery project with funding from the Austrian Development Agency, distributing cereal and vegetable seeds, […]