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 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.
People in Sulawesi are facing critical shortages of food, clean water to drink, and shelter, following a devastating earthquake and tsunami that has left thousands of people in desperate need of help.
Myanmar refugee crisis
More than 700,000 people have fled from violence in Myanmar to seek safety in Bangladesh. Many have suffered severe trauma and are relying on humanitarian assistance to meet their basic needs.
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.
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.