1. Introduction and CARE’s Humanitarian Policy Framework

This chapter outlines the overarching policy, principles and approaches that guide CARE’s humanitarian work.

CARE’s Vision, Mission and Humanitarian Mandate are CARE’s internal policy framework for humanitarian action.

CARE’s goal is to provide quality, gender-focused and localized humanitarian assistance to 10% of people affected in major crises, reaching at least 50 million people by 2030.

CARE’s Humanitarian Impact Strategy outlines the rationale, context, and approach that CARE is taking to achieve its goal by 2030.

CARE’s internal policy framework is informed by and aligned with international principles, laws and standards for humanitarian action