Emergency response

The “Waiting Hell”: Refugees trapped in Greece

About 2,500 people, most of them from Syria, are living in tents at Piraeus port in Athens. These are some of their stories.

Refugee crisis: All the normal assumptions have been thrown out

An interview with Tessa Gough, CARE’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) specialist who was recently in Serbia coordinating our emergency response for refugees crossing into Europe.

Ecuador earthquake: CARE's emergency response

CARE staff are conducting assessments of people's needs and preparing emergency supplies for distribution.

Ecuador earthquake: People face long road to recovery

People in Ecuador are sleeping in makeshift shelters as they come to terms with the devastation and loss caused by the earthquake.

The EU and refugees: Looking the other way

Fundamentally this ‘refugee crisis’ is a crisis of humanity, and a test of the values Europe stands for.

Nepal earthquake: One family's story in pictures

Sunita, Uttam and their family have benefited from a wide range of support from CARE after the earthquake completely destroyed their village.

Nepal earthquake: Tackling violence gives hope to families

Counselling on gender-based violence has helped Kami Granden and her husband create a safer home for their children.

Ecuador: What is it like to experience an earthquake?

CARE staff members describe what it was like when the earthquake hit.