Posts tagged CARE
Disaster READY: Small-scale response packs powerful lessons for Disaster READY PNG

Disaster READY PNG supported the Autonomous Region of Bougainville to provide humanitarian assistance following the deliberate destruction of homes on Sohano Island in March 2019. While small in scale, the Sohano Island response highlighted valuable lessons that have been incorporated into Disaster READY’s ongoing work in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.

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Disaster READY Vanuatu building preparedness in the midst of disasters

Disaster READY: Through linking and integrating preparedness activities within emergency responses, Disaster Ready Vanuatu partners support communities and local actors to adapt and deal with the challenges faced during a disaster, whilst also strengthening their ability to prepare better for future disasters. The experience of the Ambae volcano response, as well as a tsunami alert and a tropical cyclone in the past year, showcases how disaster preparedness requires active management and adaption – before, during and after a disaster.

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Women Friendly Spaces - overcoming the suspicion - Bangladesh

Women Friendly Spaces can provide women with much needed respite and support in humanitarian situations. However, community attitudes and suspicion must be sometimes overcome before some women can safely join.

In Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, CARE has been working to overcome some of these barriers for Rohingya refugees, ensuring the women have somewhere to gather, seek information and find refuge among each other. 

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