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29 Nov 2011 description
report CARE, WASH Cluster

This guideline gives an introduction to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), describes the integration of DRR in programming, and goes into the introduction of DRR in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services. It describes the approach of integrating DRR in WASH, tools that can be used, and specific measures that can be taken to increase the resilience of WASH services.

The guideline was written for WASH specialists and coordinators of WASH interventions.

23 Nov 2011 description
report CARE
  • Climate deal in Durban requires a strengthened focus on the people most vulnerable to climate change impacts, especially delivering on adaptation resources.

  • Parties must agree on second commitment for Kyoto protocol and a framework for a long-term, legally binding climate change regime.

  • Parties must agree and provide sources for new, additional, predictable and sustainable climate finance.

  • Key to unlocking the talks is for big emitting countries to demonstrate leadership.

18 Aug 2011 description

Humanitarian aid is largely guided by anecdotes rather than evidence. Currently, the humanitarian system shows significant weaknesses in data collection, analysis and response in all stages of a crisis or emergency. As a result, the present humanitarian system is much less evidence-driven than it should be and than it would like to be.

22 Jul 2011 description

Executive summary

High food prices in 2007-2008 threatened the livelihoods and food security of billions of people worldwide for whom getting enough food to eat was already a daily struggle.

All over the world, individuals, civil society groups, governments and international organizations took action to cope with the crisis triggered by skyrocketing food prices.

29 Jun 2011 description

G20 countries attending a key development meeting in South Africa today (Wed) must call for the urgent release of promised funds to stop more people from going hungry as food prices skyrocket once again, says the UK Hunger Alliance.

The coalition of international aid agencies says that money should be made available to countries most vulnerable to food insecurity in a new report entitled: Tackling the High Food Price Challenge.

20 May 2011 description
report CARE

Geneva, May 20, 2011. CARE International, a leading humanitarian organization, today launched its Annual Report for Financial Year 2010. The report provides a snapshot of CARE’s programs and the impact of CARE’s work. CARE International focuses on fighting poverty by empowering women and girls. “CARE is convinced that once we equip women and girls with the proper resources, they have the power to help families and entire communities to escape poverty,” says Dr. Robert Glasser, CARE International’s Secretary General.

06 May 2011 description
report CARE

CARE at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Geneva

21 Apr 2011 description
report CARE

On 22 April, Earth Day this year encourages individuals to undertake a ‘billion acts of green’ that can reduce the carbon emissions which contribute to climate change. In solidarity with these efforts, the humanitarian organisation CARE International urges people to support poor women who are taking action to tackle the challenges they face due to shifting rainfall patterns, increased droughts and floods, more severe typhoons and other climate-induced events.

04 Mar 2011 description
report CARE

Report Released in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day

ATLANTA (March 4, 2011) - "Women can't lead." "Girls can't do math or science." "Women crack under pressure."

These are among the myths that have held back girls and women around the world over the past century, according to a report released today by the poverty-fighting group CARE in honor of the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day.

Titled "The Top 10 Myths about Women & the Heroes Who Bust Them," the report also celebrates …

27 Jan 2011 description
report CARE

A group of leading humanitarian and development agencies are today sounding a warning that the international community risks failing those living with hunger by not acting on the lessons from the 2008 food price crisis.

Agencies from the Hunger Alliance are calling for coherent action on food security and warn that the current food price crisis will once again hit the world's most vulnerable people after a response to the 2008 crisis that was insufficient and often inappropriate.

Research commissioned by members of the Alliance and carried out by the Oakland Institute has …