CARE is there to help people when they need it most
- We are one of the world’s leading humanitarian agencies, delivering life-saving assistance wherever and whenever disaster strikes.
- CARE’s team on the ground in Ecuador is assisting people in the areas hardest-hit by the April 2016 earthquake.
- We are responding in Ethiopia where the El Niño weather system has caused an extreme drought.
World Humanitarian Summit
This is a historic opportunity to ensure everyone gets the help they need to survive with dignity in a humanitarian crisis. But will the Summit lead to real change?
Emergency in Yemen
Intense conflict in Yemen has created a massive humanitarian crisis – a staggering 80% of the population are in urgent need of assistance.
CARE has assisted more than 2 million people affected by the Syria crisis – but with no end to the conflict in sight, millions of people are still in urgent need of help.
Find out how CARE has been helping the people of Nepal to rebuild their lives and livelihoods after the 2015 earthquakes.
Driven out by conflict and hunger, millions of people live in fear of being unable to feed and protect themselves and their families.
Every year, CARE responds to over 30 emergencies around the world. Find out more about some of the places where we’re helping people right now.
How we work in emergencies
We respond quickly when emergencies arise, make sure help gets to those who need it most, and support people to recover and rebuild afterwards.
Recovery and rebuilding
Find out more about past emergency responses, from recent emergencies such as the Nepal earthquake, to previous disasters such as the Indian Ocean tsunami.