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.
The world’s poorest people are least responsible for global warming. Yet they experience the biggest impacts – with the burden falling particularly hard on women and girls.
Countless families have lost their homes and livelihoods. The country has been hit by the worst drought in 27 years. And now winter is here, more than 8 million people are facing severe hunger.
The people of Yemen are facing the triple threat of conflict, hunger and the coronavirus pandemic – a staggering 80% of the population are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.
CARE has so far assisted more than 4 million people affected by the Syria crisis – but many millions of people in the region continue to be in need of humanitarian assistance.
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.