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As we look back at 2021, what world events do you remember the best? Was it Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk’s space flights? Or maybe it was Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. While these were some of the most popular headlines this past year, our Charity Alliance partner CARE took the opportunity to shine light on the year’s most important yet under-reported humanitarian crises in 2021. Global Impact’s Standing Emergency Response Fund supports our member charities like CARE responding on the ground to the next natural disaster or humanitarian crisis. Read the 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of…

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Surgeon Gabriela Portillo explains what the challenges and motivations of life as a humanitarian worker during an unprecedented pandemic. Gabriela Portillo is a surgeon and is a postgraduate degree candidate on health management. She is currently working on CARE’s COVID-19 humanitarian response in Honduras with the Prolempa Project, an initiative to increase the economic well-being of women and youth in the country’s rural Lempa region. The region is known as the Dry Corridor and its residents face severe droughts, water shortages and food insecurity due to lack of rain. With the arrival and spread of COVID-19, the team adapted its tactics and goals to the needs created by the pandemic. She is part of the COVID-19 humanitarian response carried out with funding from the Canadian government. CARE and Prolempa are implementing the response, which consists in deliveries such as food packages, hygiene kits, agricultural supplies with family orchards, transfers, and…