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Syrian refugees in Jordan: Living in limbo

2/3/16

by Holly Frew, CARE USA

Life as a refugee is a life in waiting. They are safe from violence but their lives are on hold. They...

Yemen – The crisis the world forgot

1/13/16

Small talk can be difficult with someone who lives in Yemen.

Questions about family often turn to dead relatives.

Talk about a bad...

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Maryah Damlaj, 24, Community Mobilization Assistant for CARE in Lebanon
8/19/15

World Humanitarian Day: Being human means feeling the pain of others

Since my childhood, I have pursued a life of good health. I have enjoyed eating nourishing foods, playing sports, singing songs, writing and drawing. They are a part of my weekly routine. Each can Read More

8/19/15

World Humanitarian Day: Mohammad Speaks from Turkey

“Mohammad”*, 30, holds a leadership role in a CARE partner NGO working in Syria, but based in Turkey

When I was still living in Syria, I knew that my future would be in the Read More

Daw Mohammed, CARE Country Director in Yemen
8/7/15

Sleepless Nights in Yemen

Driving through the streets of Yemen’s capital of Sanaa, my heart is heavy and burdened. It was my first time returning to Yemen since the airstrikes began in March, and it is not the same country Read More

Jaqueline Dürre, CARE Project Officer in Kurdistan-Iraq
7/31/15

Displaced People in Northern Iraq: Giving Up is Not an Option

In August 2014, ten thousands of people fled their homes in Mount Sinjar to find safety in northern Iraq. A year later, they still remain in a foreign place. Jaqueline Dürre is CARE Project Read More

Irene Dulz, Head of Mission Kurdistan Region of Iraq
7/31/15

One Year After the Exodus from Sinjar: Why Did I Survive?

A year ago, images of suffering kept the world in suspense. They showed people, especially Yazidis, Christians and other minority groups who were fleeing from their homes in the Sinjar area near Read More

Women prepare their supper in northern Cameroon.
7/30/15

Cameroon: Voices of Displacement

Life for many of the communities in the far north of Cameroon is one of constant fear and uncertainty. Thousands have been forced to flee for their lives after violent attacks by armed groups from Read More

Milca opened a hairdressing business with help from a CARE savings group. (Photo by Job Mainye)
7/23/15

Dear Mr. President, grow Africa’s economy by shrinking the gender gap

by Holly Frew

Milca lives in Kobodo, a small town in western Kenya close to where President Barack Obama’s father was born. Just 24, Milca, her husband and two small children Read More

7/8/15

Modern Agricultural Practices to Empower Farmers

Kabir Ekramul is a food security advisor for CARE. He has worked in many parts of the world on food security. In this blog he talks about ways that Nepal can progress and rebuild after the Read More

Fatouma Zara Soumana is part of CARE’s Gender in Emergencies Team based in Niger. Here she talks about her job and how she balances travels and family life.
7/6/15

Inspired by the strength of those who have lost everything

Fatouma Zara Soumana is part of CARE’s Gender in Emergencies Team based in Niger. Here she talks about her job and how she balances travels and family life.

As an emergency manager Read More

6/26/15

South Sudan: The Grass under Fighting Elephants

“The leaders of our country can learn a lot from us. Bring them here – we can teach them how to make peace,” a tribal leader told me. He heads the peace committee in Twic East county, Jonglei Read More

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