Emergency response

Malawi floods: We’ve lost everything

For people in Nsanje district, floods are an annual occurrence - but this year the rains have left 1.5 million people in need of food assistance.

Haiti earthquake: Jean Angélène's story

Jean Angélène and her family were among the more than 1.5 million Haitians left homeless after the deadly earthquake that hit the country five years ago.

Gaza crisis: Six months on

During the 50-day conflict in Gaza CARE and our partner PMRS set up three mobile health teams. Here are the stories of some of the people we worked with.

Winter for Syrian refugees: ‘I do not want to die yet’

In the northern Jordanian city Irbid live Leila* and her grandchildren. They fled their home in Daraa Syria more than two years ago...

2014 – A dire year for Syrian refugees

CARE’s Johanna Mitscherlich looks back on 12 months of working with Syrian refugees – and pays tribute to their resilience and humanity.

Indian Ocean tsunami: Survivors say thank you

Survivors of the 2004 tsunami in Aceh, Indonesia, say thank you to CARE supporters for the help they received to rebuild their lives.

Marlina’s story: How your help transformed a life

I can’t stop staring at the girl sitting in front of me. I can’t help it. Today is Marlina’s 12th birthday. When I first met her in Aceh, Indonesia, after the tsunami, she was two years old, and she was dying.

"It was all burned, burned to ash": Mary’s story

Mary Mbek Anger (name changed) doesn't know exactly how old she is. With no birth certificate she can only guess. But she assumes she's around 70 give or take a few years.