News

31 Jul 2020

Caring in times of COVID-19 (II)

When the crisis hit, we provided immediate assistance to our own communities, while simultaneously reaching out to most of our 40 partner organisations. We funded those who have a clear comparative advantage to navigate this storm (Part II).

31 Jul 2020

Caring in times of COVID-19 (I)

The COVID-19 pandemic erupted with tremendous speed. Right from the very beginning we felt compelled to engage and contribute to the global coronavirus relief effort to the best of our abilities. Here’s what happened (Part I).

28 Jul 2020

Upside n. 9: The sea rescue imperative

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread relentlessly across countries and continents, the plight of people attempting to escape across the Mediterranean has been all but forgotten.

20 Jul 2020

The Upside n. 8: Navigating the storms

For Madagascar’s fishing communities COVID-19 is yet another tragedy, exposing and intensifying the horrors of poverty and environmental instability. Blue Ventures’ mission matters more than ever.

16 Nov 2015

Earthquake recovery continues in Nepal

Seven months into the relief operations after the devastating earthquake that stroke Nepal on April this year, the emergency response is turning into the long-term recovery phase, helping communities get back on their feet.

06 May 2015

IFRC’s race against time in Nepal

To respond to the massive earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 and provide vital relief to people affected, Cartier Philanthropy is supporting the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

02 Apr 2015

Medical care on the most remote areas

Africa’s leading public health NGO AMREF Flying Doctors provides medical and surgical aid in remote areas of South Sudan. During their bush expeditions, the Flying Doctors' operate in locations where there are no medical facilities.

30 Oct 2014

How to prepare for cyclone season

As the cyclone season approaches in Madagascar, we’ve asked UNICEF Emergency Specialist Jacky Roland Randimbiarison and UNICEF Education Officer Felan’Ando Aliderson a few questions.

18 Sep 2014

Responding to the Ebola outbreak

To respond to an unprecedented health emergency and enable those affected to access essential healthcare, Cartier Philanthropy is supporting Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders with a CHF 200,000 grant.