Syria crisis

The 5-year-long crisis shows no signs of ending - millions of Syrian refugees need your help more than ever.


With your support, CARE is working to help families rebuild their homes and their lives.

South Sudan crisis

More than 4 million people - a third of the population - are in need of humanitarian assistance.

Support our emergency response

Your regular gift means CARE can be there to help people wherever and whenever disaster strikes.

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.

Syria crisis

We’ve already helped more than 750,000 people – but millions more are in urgent need of help in this huge and ongoing humanitarian crisis.

Nepal earthquakes

Hundreds of thousands of Nepal’s people have lost everything in the earthquakes and need help to recover and rebuild.

South Sudan

Driven out by conflict and hunger, millions of people live in fear of being unable to feed and protect themselves and their families.

Crisis watch

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 Ebola crisis, to previous disasters including the Indian Ocean tsunami.

About CARE

Founded in 1945 to send 'CARE packages' to people recovering from war, we have been fighting poverty in the world’s poorest countries for 70 years.

CARE's reach

We work in 75 developing countries, saving lives in emergencies and finding long-term solutions to poverty for millions of people every year.

Our mission

We empower women and girls to fulfil their potential – because when one woman is helped out of poverty, she brings her family and community with her.

Your donations

For every £1 raised, we spend at least 83p on fighting poverty. You can trust us to spend your money wisely and effectively to help people in need.