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.
Already one of the poorest countries in the world, Haiti faces a major humanitarian crisis following the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew.
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.
The most powerful El Niño on record has caused the worst drought for decades and successive failed harvests in parts of Africa, Asia and the Pacific.
Conflict that began in 2013 has left millions of people struggling to meet their basic needs.
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.