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The Humanitarian Coalition members are taking care of basic survival needs and helping people rebuild their lives when their homes, schools and livelihoods have been devastated by a disaster. Learn more about these crises and meet people who have benefited from your support.

Families face two choices: flight or death

June 1, 2017

Martha Nyaliah, 80, left Leer in March because of fighting between government forces and rebels.

The Top 5 Myths About Famine

June 1, 2017

Do you really know that facts about famine? Here are the top 5 myths. Video by CARE Canada.

Update South Sudan: 'Pushed to the brink of disaster'

June 1, 2017

CARE South Sudan Country Director Fred McCray provides an update on the humanitarian crisis unfolding in South Sudan.

Drought and famine are threatening East Africa, Northern Nigeria, and Yemen

March 10, 2017

Members of the EAA are raising the alarm and serious concern over the
unprecedented situation where drought and famine are threatening East
Africa, Northern Nigeria, and Yemen

Nepal Earthquake One Year Later

April 14, 2016

The Humanitarian Coalition looked at diverse projects it funded and carried out by Humanitarian Coalition member organizations in response to the earthquakes in Nepal. The goal was to acknowledge successes and derive lessons on accountability and inclusion to inform the next phase of the response in Nepal, as well as future responses elsewhere.

Nepal Earthquake Six Months Later

October 23, 2015

The Humanitarian Coalition and the DEC (Disasters Emergency Committee (UK) have both responded to the earthquake by launching appeals for funds for their members to enable them to respond to the extensive humanitarian needs.