Coronavirus

Help CARE fight COVID-19

Together we can protect the health of the poorest communities in the world and save lives before it’s too late.

Businesses can help fight COVID-19 with CARE

Make a corporate donation to ensure help gets to vulnerable families.

Trusts and Foundations can help CARE fight coronavirus

Help our Emergency Response Fund get support to where it is needed most.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information and updates from CARE International UK

As coronavirus spreads it has the potential to affect the lives of everyone we reach through our humanitarian and development work. CARE is responding rapidly across the globe to save lives and protect the most vulnerable.

Here you'll find the latest updates on how you can support our work, reports from the countries we work in and coronavirus insight and resources for the humanitarian and development sector.

Donate to help CARE fight COVID-19

Together we can protect the health of the poorest communities in the world from COVID-19 and save lives before it’s too late.

 

Donate or provide support as a business

Make a corporate donation or learn more about how your business could help provide operational support to CARE’s life-saving pandemic response.

Make a donation on behalf of a Trust or Foundation

CARE is responding rapidly to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. We need your support to make sure help gets to where it is needed most.

Small Business Solidarity Fund

Help us support those entrepreneurs who have lost their only source of income as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Crisis watch: Coronavirus

Get the latest updates on how the COVID-19 pandemic and other emergencies are impacting the lives of people and communities around the world.

COVID-19 emergency response

Find out more about how CARE is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and working to protect vulnerable families, communities, and women and girls.

Stories from the frontlines of COVID-19: Yemen

After five years of conflict millions are reliant on humanitarian assistance. What impact will COVID-19 have on this already desperate situation?

Stories from the frontlines of COVID-19: Sierra Leone

Frontline workers from the Ebola crisis are using their knowledge to prepare for coronavirus. 

Stories from the frontlines of COVID-19: Dadaab, Kenya

25-year-old Muridi Zuberi tells us how the global COVID-19 pandemic is affecting life in a refugee camp in Northern Kenya.

Stories from the frontlines of COVID-19: Mental health

From Palestine to the Philippines, from Ecuador to Egypt, read about 5 ways CARE is keeping mental health at the heart of our coronavirus response.

Stories from the frontlines of COVID-19: Women’s voices

Women in West Africa speak out about what the coronavirus pandemic means to them, and how they are responding to it.

Stories from the frontlines of COVID-19: Liberia

When Emmanuel was a boy, he was helped by a CARE food programme. Today, he manages CARE’s COVID-19 response in Liberia. This is his story, in his own words.

COVID-19 and GBV: How CARE is doing things differently

Women are experiencing greater risks of gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out how CARE is helping them.

How refugees are coping during the COVID-19 pandemic

Refugees and displaced people are at particular risk from the coronavirus pandemic. Find out how they are responding.

How are women entrepreneurs responding to COVID-19?

Six women supported by CARE tell us how they are adapting their businesses in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 response: Why working together is crucial

We’re working in partnership with more people – women, youth, local government; and in new ways – digital platforms, radio, text messages...

COVID-19 Insights: Where are the women?

Research by CARE reveals a ‘global absence’ of women leaders in the coronavirus response – and a corresponding lack of measures that support women and girls. Read the full report.

COVID-19 Insights: Why women’s leadership is a priority

For the most effective response and recovery, women’s leadership must go far beyond heads of state: women leaders are needed at all levels.

COVID-19 Insights: Global Rapid Gender Analysis

Analysis that explores gendered dimensions of COVID-19 and highlights the ways in which women, girls and other marginalised people are likely to suffer from the pandemic.

COVID-19 Insights: Millions of women facing poverty

This report shows how women and girls are disproportionately affected by the economic effects of global pandemics.

COVID-19 Insights: Gender implications of outbreaks

CARE briefing paper on how coronavirus humanitarian response efforts can take gender into account in appropriate and meaningful ways.

COVID-19 Insights: Protecting garment workers

It is estimated that nearly 25 million jobs could be lost as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. CARE believes it is time to transform the industry.

COVID-19 Insights: Motherhood too soon?

Child, early, and forced marriage and adolescent pregnancy in COVID-19: see how CARE's work responds to and focuses on the unique needs of adolescents.

COVID-19 Insights: Responding in fragile states

Trust, speed and scale are crucial to meaningfully limit the impact of COVID-19 in communities already living in poverty.

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 75 years.

CARE's impact

We work in 100 countries around the world, saving lives in emergencies and finding long-term solutions to poverty for millions of people every year.

Our aims

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 support

Your support is what makes our poverty-fighting work possible. You can trust us to spend our funds wisely and effectively to help people in need.