Aid organisation CARE International today issued a new report highlighting the top ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2016.
The report, Suffering in Silence, features food crises in Eritrea, Madagascar, North Korea and Papua New Guinea; conflicts in Burundi, Lake Chad Basin, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Sudan and last year’s monsoon floods in Bangladesh.
By Nerida Williams
Stranded refugees in the Balkans and Greece face freezing temperatures and are in urgent need of assistance, international aid organisation CARE has warned.
“The lives of thousands of men, women and children are at risk,” said Sumka Bucan, CARE’s Regional Balkan Director.
10 January 2017: Millions face hunger in Southern Africa as the hunger crisis enters its peak, warns the humanitarian aid organization CARE. The worst drought in 35 years has a continuous, devastating impact on the lives of 40 million people who are in urgent need of food assistance. “We have warned for months that this food crisis deteriorates by the day. We are now approaching the peak of hunger, but international funding still doesn’t match the enormous needs,” says Michelle Carter, CARE’s Deputy Regional Director for Southern Africa.
L’ouragan Matthew de catégorie 4 sur l’échelle de gravité 5 de Saffir-Simpson est passé par l’ouest de l’île d’Hispaniola le 4 octobre 2016, laissant une grande partie du territoire d’Haïti, notamment la péninsule du Sud-Ouest, totalement dévastée.
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CARE Kenya is looking for qualified Kenyan National to fill the following position
CARE seeks a Deputy Chief of Party/Service Delivery Technical Advisor (DCOP/SDTA) for an anticipated USAID-funded project “Family Planning/ Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health in Eastern Counties of Kenya.” This procurement is expected to be a five-year cooperative agreement in the $10-$25-million USD range; it is expected to be released in February 2017 and awarded in July 2017.