Syria

CARE began operating in Syria in 2013 by providing lifesaving emergency assistance to people affected by the conflict in Syria. We are providing food and emergency supplies to families, psychosocial support to children and emergency medical equipment and support for women.

7/5/18

Southern Syria: Humanitarian Situation Dire as 100,000s Leave their Homes

AMMAN, July 5, 2018 – Intense fighting in southern Syria has displaced some 330,000 people and has led to dozens of deaths, including among women and children, since 17 June. This is the largest displacement in the south since the conflict began more than seven years ago.

6/27/18

CARE Warns Against Another Humanitarian Catastrophe in Southern Syria as Fighting Intensifies

AMMAN (June 27, 2018) — The recent military offensive in Southern Syria has pushed tens of thousands of civilians from Eastern Daraa to areas near the closed

6/26/18

CARE: America is Better than the Ban

WASHINGTON (June 26, 2018) —The global humanitarian and development organization CARE issue

6/20/18

PBS Newshour: ‘It’s been such a long time since I’ve ever seen a flower’: Life in a Syrian refugee camp

PBS Newshour featured CARE’s work at Azraq camp in Jordan, which accommodates over 50,000 Syrian refugees that seek asylum and employment.

6/11/18

The Associated Press: UN: Worst of crisis may still come in Syria

The Associated Press quoted Wouter Schaap, CARE’s country director in Syria, in a story about the challenges of displacement amid recent airstrikes in the rebel-held Idlib province.

5/17/18

Always on the move

One family’s winding journey in search of safety from the conflict in Syria

4/30/18

Azraq camp turns four

Azraq camp for Syrian refugees was set up four years ago in Jordan. CARE runs four community centers there that serve as a place for refugees to gather and receive information on camp services. It is a one-stop-shop for refugees where case management and referral services are also provided.

4/27/18

CARE Deeply Troubled by Lack of U.S. Pledge for Syrian Humanitarian Aid

WASHINGTON (April 27, 2018) — At an international conference in Belgium this week, the United States did not pledge any funding for humanitarian aid to Syrians affected by eight years of conflict.

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