CARE Philippines is a subsidiary of CARE International, a nonprofit organization working around the globe to defeat poverty, achieve social justice, and save lives. CARE is one of the world’s leading non-governmental organizations dedicated to eradicating poverty.
In 1949, CARE established its presence in the Philippines. Since its inception, the organization has helped communities prepare for unwelcoming events such as unanticipated disasters, and provides emergency relief for victims.
CARE’s past responses in the Philippines are:
- Typhoon Pablo (Bopha) in 2012
- Yolanda (Haiyan) in 2013
- Ruby (Hagupit) in 2014
- (Koppu) and (Melor) in 2015
- (Sarika), Lawin (Haima), Nina (Nock-ten) in 2016
- Earthquake in Surigao City in 2017
According to a report, CARE currently supports over a thousand poverty-fighting development and humanitarian-aid projects spread across 94 countries.