Food and hunger

South Sudan: Malnutrition crisis in Mayom county

One in three children in Mayom county is acutely malnourished as the ongoing conflict prevents people from planting crops.

Growing humanitarian crisis in northern Mali

Thousands of families fleeing armed conflict in northern Mali are in desperate need of food and clean water.

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...

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.

South Sudan: The people continue to suffer

The head chief worries about the great suffering he sees ahead, particularly hunger.

Syrian refugees facing loss of food vouchers

Cuts in food vouchers provided by the World Food Programme could affect up to 1.7 million Syrian refugees who rely on the vouchers as their main or only source of food.

Afghanistan: Providing vital food and shelter support

With funding from ECHO, CARE has been helping vulnerable people in Afghanistan to meet their basic needs through a cash-for-work programme.