WASHINGTON (April 17, 2018) – The global poverty-fighting organization CARE applauds House Foreign Affairs Committee’s passage of the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2018. This bill, introduced by Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Betty McCollum (D-MN), calls for a two-year extension of the Global Food Security Act, which would continue Congress’s bipartisan commitment to ending global hunger and malnutrition.
*This news release has been updated to reflect two additional signatories, bringing the final number to 47.
Qualifiée de “tsunami humanitaire silencieux”, la situation humanitaire en RDC s’est dernièrement détériorée de manière dramatique. CARE appelle les bailleurs de fonds à augmenter de manière significative leurs engagements financiers à l’occasion de la conférence internationale qui les réunira le 13 avril à Genève. L’objectif des Nations unies est de collecter 1,68 milliard de dollars pour couvrir les besoins en 2018, près de quatre fois le montant obtenu en 2017.
Over 55% of all water sources are contaminated with high levels of bacteria, including E.
In the camps toilet facilities are not adequate, particularly for women and girls. Many refugees can not wash themselves for days.
More than half of CARE’s funding requirement of USD 15 million (till Feb ’19) reached.
(Kinshasa, 10 April 2018) – CARE International is calling on donors to significantly increase their commitment to the humanitarian crisis in the DRC ahead of this week’s pledging conference taking place in Geneva.
Labelled a “silent humanitarian tsunami”, as the humanitarian situation in the DRC deteriorates dramatically, this week’s meeting will seek to raise $1.68 billion, nearly four times the amount secured in 2017.
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Position: WASH Program Manager
Location: Dohuk, Northern Iraq with frequent travel to other parts of Iraq incl. Mosul
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract: Fixed-term contract until end of December 2019 (with possibility of extension). This position includes a six-month probation period.
In a brief paragraph, state the position’s overall purpose or objective, highlighting the general functions for which the position is responsible. Why
does the position exist and what must it accomplish. IMPORTANT: This section, along with the “Qualifications” section will appear in the CARE
Career Site and outside job posting sites, so please describe fully.
Working with the emergency program, the Senior Program Officer will be responsible for the overall implementation of the food security program activities in Galgadud/ Mudug regions. She/he will ensure that program goals and objectives are met in a timely and effective manner. The senior program officer will close work with the emergency program staff in Somali/Somaliland.
Result 1: Implementation and planning of program activities **
Working with the Emergency Program, the Program Officer (s) will be responsible for the overall implementation of the food security program activities in Galgadud/ Mudug regions -Gaklayo. They will ensure that program goals and objectives are met in a timely and effective manner. The program officer (s) will close work with the emergency program staff in Somalia/Somaliland.
Result 1: Implementation and planning of program activities