Food and hunger

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.

Without its farmers, South Sudan is close to famine

The theme for this year’s World Food Day is ‘family farming’ but there’s not a lot to celebrate in South Sudan where the spectre of famine looms large.

South Sudan: Seeds of hope

Nyanyin Jek just walked for two days through Uror county. She is pregnant and hopes to receive medical support at CARE's health clinic in Yuai.

“Hunger, malnutrition and pain is the norm”

What did you think? says Isaac Ibrahim, a CARE-employed nurse, as our truck pulls away from Pariang Hospital in South Sudan.

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