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. Read the latest updates on our crisis watch page and our emergency stories page.
Myanmar refugee crisis
More than 600,000 people have fled from violence in Myanmar to seek safety in Bangladesh. These people are destitute – and their situation is worsening by the minute.
In the remote Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, violent conflict has forced over a million people from their homes and left nearly 3 million short of food.
East Africa crisis
Up to 16 million people across East Africa are on the brink of starvation. They urgently need food and water supplies.
The people of Yemen are facing the triple threat of conflict, famine and cholera – a staggering 80% of the population are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.
CARE has assisted more than 2 million people affected by the Syria crisis – but with no end to the conflict in sight, every day more and more people are in urgent need of help.
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.