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.
Financial aid from the Australian Government to help some of our closest neighbours mitigate the effects of El Nino has been welcomed. $9 million has been pledged to Pacific countries facing food and water shortages including Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu. However, continued assistance will be needed.
Here’s some food for thought for World Food Day this Friday 16 October: 795 million people around the world do not have enough to eat. That’s why CARE is working with communities like Judith’s in Timor Leste to help bring this number down to zero.
In a year of unprecedented humanitarian need, El Nino is putting tens of millions of people at risk of drought and floods. CARE is scaling up life-saving assistance and urges governments to act now to reduce the impact of the disasters to come.
After two devastating earthquakes, how will Nepal recover? And how can the country become more resilient to disasters in the future? CARE Nepal’s Food Security Advisor Kabir Ekramul explains how innovative farming methods are creating a way forward.
When CARE Australia’s Lydia Hanna met Leonora in Timor-Leste, it was easy to see why CARE partners with women to improve the lives of whole communities.