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CARE Celebrates 56th Anniversary
10 May 02 | Today, the international humanitarian organization CARE marks the achievements of more than half a century of helping poor communities solve their most threatening problems. CARE works with communities in 68 countries in the developing world to ...

CARE President to Speak to American University Graduates
07 May 02 | Students from two American University graduate schools in Washington, D.C., will hear a traditional commencement address of encouragement on May 12 - but with a twist. Peter D. Bell, president and CEO of CARE USA, the international organization ...

CARE and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Renew Commitment to Cooperate on Health Care in Poor Communities
06 May 02 | CARE today announced it is renewing the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Areas of collaboration for CARE and CDC include environmental health, public health management, public health ...

CARE Receives $500,000 Grant for Africa Emergency
03 May 02 | The money is part of a $1 million grant from the foundation being shared equally between CARE and the international aid organization Save the Children. "Hunger is setting in early and people are dying," says Nick Osborne, CARE country director in ...

CARE Brings Education Expertise from the Field To Landmark United Nations Special Session on Children
30 Apr 02 | CARE education experts are spreading knowledge from the field at the United Nations Special Session on Children in New York City on May 8-10, 2002. Jane Benbow, director of CARE's education unit, is joining Bell.

CARE Survey Finds Americans Back Funding to Reduce Global Poverty
27 Mar 02 | Findings show that Americans see a connection between global poverty and national security, strongly support President George W. Bush's promised increase in foreign aid spending, and believe humanitarian organizations and governments of ...

CARE Is Ready with Resources To Help Earthquake Survivors in Northern Afghanistan
26 Mar 02 | CARE is at the ready with resources to help the survivors of an earthquake in northern Afghanistan. "We have 10,000 blankets and shawls, 400 tents, as well as other supplies ready to go," says Sally Austin, assistant country director for CARE in ...

CARE's Last Child Documentary Highlights World on the Brink of Polio Eradication
26 Mar 02 | A story of heroes working against great odds, The Last Child reveals the daunting obstacles to achieving global polio eradication -- from civil wars, to virus mutations, to competing health priorities. Viewers will learn why experts are saying ...

NDFU, CARE Team Up to Feed Afghan Children
21 Mar 02 | The North Dakota Farmers Union, Senator Kent Conrad, CARE, and Deutsche Post World Net are teaming up in a remarkable international effort to turn donated North Dakota wheat into food for widows and their children in the capital city of war-torn ...

CARE Marks Afghan New Year with New Move, New Logo
21 Mar 02 | CARE is marking the Afghan New Year, Nuwroz, with the official return of its main office from Peshawar, Pakistan, to Kabul, and the unveiling of a new logo. The move represents CARE's renewed hopes for peace and security in Afghanistan after 23 ...

CARE announces new Public Relations Director
14 Mar 02 | CARE USA, the international humanitarian organization, announced today the appointment of Lurma Rackley as Public Relations Director. "CARE is internationally regarded for helping people find lasting solutions to poverty through access to health ...

President of CARE Applauds New Funding for Poverty Eradication
14 Mar 02 | Below is a statement from CARE President Peter. D. Bell concerning President Bush's announcement today at the InterAmerican Development Bank to increase U.S. foreign aid.

Agencies in Sudan Call for a Unified Condemnation by the International Community in Response to Helicopter Gunship Attacks in Southern Sudan
01 Mar 02 | We the undersigned international non-governmental humanitarian agencies (NGOs) working in Sudan call upon all members of the international and humanitarian communities to speak with a consistent, clear and unequivocal voice in condemning the ...

Food is Step One for Afghan Women
03 Feb 02 | CARE is working with communities in Kabul to assist these families through our Emergency Feeding and Vocational Project. For example, hundreds of women who learned how to sew at a CARE vocational training center now have jobs as part of a new ...

Piecing Life Back Together After the Goma Volcano: CARE Assists Now and for the Long Term
28 Jan 02 | The roads of Goma are crowded with aid vehicles and 20-ton trucks bringing in food, water containers, blankets, plastic sheets and soap. An estimated 100,000 people are without shelter; 50,000 students lost their schools and countless numbers of ...

Volcano Refugees Flee to Rwanda: CARE Provides Shelter, Health Care, Sanitation
18 Jan 02 | In response, CARE is mobilizing emergency provisions, such as shelter, blankets, health care and sanitation to meet immediate needs. The agency has dispatched a mobile health clinic to Ruhengeri, and is bringing in additional shelter materials ...

CARE Distributes Food and Winter Supplies to 36,000 people in Rural Afghanistan
16 Jan 02 | CARE is distributing food and winter supplies to approximately 36,000 people in rural areas of Parwan and Kapisa provinces, 40-50 miles north of the capital. People in Parwan and Kapisa have been constantly on the move for the past several years,...

Americans Demonstrate Year-End Generosity
16 Jan 02 | Highlights include direct mail exceeding its monthly goal by 14 percent and online donations registering the second-best fundraising month in CARE history (after the Gujurat, India earthquake in January 2001). Overall, from July to December 2001,...

The Big Clean Up Begins in Kabul
09 Jan 02 | CARE project manager Dad Mohammed talks with some newly employed Kabul residents.Afghanistan/ CARE 2002. There has been no garbage pick up in Kabul for more than 10 years, says Dad Mohammed, CARE's water and sanitation project manager.

CARE Distributes Food to War Widows in Kabul, Provides Opportunity
07 Jan 02 | The international humanitarian organization CARE has resumed monthly food distributions to 10,000 war widows and their families (60,000 people total) in Kabul for the first time in four months. "The situation in September was so uncertain that ...

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