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26 Jun 2012 description
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Le 21 juin, le secrétaire général des Nations-unies, Ban Ki-Moon, a annoncé le défi "Faim zéro" et s'est engagé pour l'éradication de la faim lors de la Conférence des Nations Unies sur le développement durable.

CARE soutient cette initiative et rappelle que des dizaines de milliers de personnes souffrent encore de la faim.

Les causes sont multiples : irrégularité des précipitations, mauvaises récoltes, flambée des prix, accès limité des plus vulnérables aux soins…

20 Jan 2012 description
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In the last six months CARE has reached over 1.8 million affected people throughout the region /Long-term recovery efforts aim at building resilience to food insecurity

On July 20th, 2011, the United Nations declared a state of famine in two areas of southern Somalia: the Bakool agropastoral livelihood zones and all areas of Lower Shabelle. Subsequently, four more Somali areas have been declared as a famine. At that point, the whole region of the Horn of Africa was suffering from the worst drought in more than 60 years, affecting Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya.

12 Dec 2011 description
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CARE Australia’s East Africa Food Crisis Appeal has raised almost $3.2 million for drought stricken communities in East Africa.

Launched on 14 July 2011, the appeal has received thousands of donations from generous Australians and support from the Australian Government’s aid program, helping CARE to provide emergency assistance including life-saving food and water to around 1.8 million people in Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya and Djibouti.

17 Oct 2011 description
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The Horn of Africa region is experiencing the most serious food crisis in the world today. Successive seasons of failed rains, combined with increasing food prices, underdevelopment, poor governance in some places, conflict and limited humanitarian access have resulted in food insecurity, water shortages and acute malnutrition rates above emergency thresholds in the region. Famine has been declared in six regions of southern and central Somalia, where over 750,000 people are at risk of starvation.

19 Aug 2011 description
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Malnutrition early in a child’s life can have a lasting impact on health and development

18 Aug 2011 description
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Malnutrition early in a child’s life can have a lasting impact on health and development

11 Jul 2011 description
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Emergency response to reach 1.8 million people

Geneva, July 11, 2011 – CARE International, one of the world’s leading aid agencies, has launched an emergency appeal for US$25 million to provide food, water and emergency relief to people affected by the drought in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. CARE is already providing emergency assistance to nearly one million people, but additional funding is urgently needed to scale up our response to the growing crisis.

04 Jul 2011 description
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The drought in the eastern Horn of Africa is getting worse. More than ten million people in Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia and Djibouti are in need of humanitarian assistance. This is the most severe food crisis in the world today – and there is no likelihood of improvement until 2012.

17 May 2011 description
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Près de 8 millions de personnes ont besoin d’une aide d’urgence. Des mesures complémentaires à court et long terme sont nécessaires.

16 May 2011 description
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Almost 8 million people in need of emergency assistance/Long and short-term measures must be complementary

18 Jun 2009 description
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Dadaab Refugee Camps, Kenya (June 18, 2009) - They were originally built to accommodate 90,000 refugees. Today the population is at 280,000 and is growing by an average of 7000 a month. On World Refugee Day, June 20, CARE is calling attention to the urgent needs of the people in the refugee camps of Dadaab, Kenya.

Overcrowding in the camps is placing severe stress on the resources of the region and surrounding communities. UN standards for the treatment of refugees call for 20 litres of water per person per day.

04 Feb 2009 description
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$5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation fosters collaboration between six major humanitarian agencies

Global humanitarian agencies are getting a boost in their ability to respond to emergencies like floods and earthquakes, and vulnerable communities are learning to prepare before disaster strikes, thanks to a new round of funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Disasters hit hard in poor communities, and developing countries don't always have the resources to prepare or respond.

02 Jul 2008 description

Nairobi, 2 July 2008 - Large areas of the Horn of Africa are facing - or rapidly sliding into - a state of humanitarian emergency with more than 14 million people requiring urgent food aid and other humanitarian assistance over the coming months.

A combination of drought conditions and rising food prices is driving the crisis which is affecting populations already food insecure due to conflict, displacement and a drop in food production.

03 Mar 2006 description
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Nairobi, Kenya (March 2, 2006) - A mass movement of people across political boundaries and increasing violence against women are major concerns unless a consistent and coordinated emergency response occurs across the Horn of Africa, leading humanitarian agency CARE warned today.

02 Mar 2006 description
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Nairobi, Kenya (March 2, 2006) - A mass movement of people across political boundaries is a potential scenario unless the emergency response to the drought is consistent and coordinated across the horn of Africa, leading humanitarian agency CARE International warned today.

01 Feb 2006 description
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The number of people directly affected by the drought in the Horn of Africa has now exceeded 5.4 million and continues to rise. CARE is scaling up its humanitarian response through the provision of water and food and longer-term responses, such as identifying economic alternatives for cattle herders, improving irrigation systems and diversifying crop production.

27 Jan 2006 description
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Nairobi, Kenya (January 27, 2006) - As the number of people directly affected by the current drought in the Horn of Africa keeps on rising-reaching approximately 6 million people in four countries-CARE is scaling up its response and planning ahead in case of additional rain failure over the coming months. Water, food and other life-saving interventions are in the forefront, paving the way to more sustainable efforts like feeding centers, economic alternatives for cattle herders, improved irrigation schemes and diversified crop production.

11 Jan 2006 description
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CARE Steps Up Emergency Relief in Northeastern Kenya