Stories

World Humanitarian Day: Celebrating the #RealLifeHeroes

This World Humanitarian Day, let’s celebrate local humanitarian workers: women, men, and young people working to meet the needs of their communities.

Lebanon: Syrian migrant workers face uncertain future after Beirut explosion

Abdallah, aged 17, survived the Beirut explosion – but he is left to mourn the death of his friend, who was among scores of vulnerable migrant workers who died in the blast.

Lebanon disaster: CARE begins emergency distributions in Beirut

CARE has begun distributing food parcels to people in neighbourhoods devastated by the explosion at Beirut port.

Eye witness: Beirut explosion plunges Lebanon deeper into crisis

Already facing a terrible economic crisis aggravated by COVID-19, this is yet another tragedy to strike the Lebanese population.

Syria: Celebrating Eid at a time of conflict and COVID

Syrians share their memories of Eids past, and their hopes and fears as they celebrate Eid al-Adha this year.

Locust swarms of ‘biblical proportions’ put millions at risk of starvation

Billions of locusts are swarming fragile regions around the world, destroying crops and threatening critical food supplies for millions of people.

Conflict, crisis, and gender-based violence: A story from South Sudan

Read about one woman’s experiences, hopes and fears as South Sudan marks the 9th anniversary of independence.

How to respond to increased gender-based violence during COVID-19

Find out how CARE is providing support to women experiencing gender-based violence in East, Central and Southern Africa.

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