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Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Jul 13

In profile: CARE Niger’s Fatouma Zara Soumana works in emergencies

By CARE Australia July 13, 2015 0 comments
CARE Niger's gender in emergencies expert Fatouma Zara Soumana

CARE Niger's gender in emergencies expert Fatouma Zara Soumana ensures the needs of girls and women, as well as boys and men are met during relief efforts. © Frederic Courbert/CARE

When disaster strikes, CARE is ready to assist, thanks to staff on the ground like Fatouma Zara Soumana from CARE Niger. As a gender expert in the emergency space, Fatouma ensures the relief response meets the needs of women and girls as well as men and boys.

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Jun 14

The faces of the food crisis, up close

By CARE Australia June 14, 2012 0 comments

Clockwise from left: Delou’s hands hold sorrel leaves, used as a condiment, and grains of sorghum at her home in Saran Maradi, Niger. Delou Ibrahim has four children and suffered the loss of nine. She has about 40 grandchildren, 16 of which live with her. Delou’s last crop was 30kg, which only provided food for about two days. Delou and her family receive cash from CARE. “I get to buy cereal to feed my family, particularly my grandchildren.” They have two daily meals, porridge in the morning and sorghum paste in the evening. Ⓒ Rodrigo Ordonez/CARE

Ten million people across the Sahel region in West Africa are at risk of famine. CARE is providing life-saving supplies to those most affected.

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