We call on donor governments to address the specific needs of women and girls affected by the crisis in Syria.
Ask Congress to Help Syrian Refugees in Crisis
Tell President Obama and Congress to please remember the millions of people affected by the crisis, and ask for their support today.
More than 2 million people have fled the country
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From The Newsroom
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Four million children are devastated and an entire generation is at risk.
Syrian refugees in Urban Jordan
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Half of the population of Syria will be displaced by the end of the year.
Plight of Syrian Refugees Grows With Approaching Winter
As the harsh winter approaches the Middle East, CARE calls for the immediate support of millions of refugees so they can protect themselves from the cold weather in the coming months.
Q&A With CARE Lebanon’s Country Director
Bernard Borkhosh answers questions about the crisis in Syria and what CARE is currently doing in Lebanon to help Syrian refugees now living there.
What's Happening in Syria?
Intense fighting in Syria has forcibly displaced more people today than any other country – and there is no end to the conflict in site. Every day, thousands of Syrians seek protection, medical care and other urgently-needed aid, mostly in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Egypt and Iraq but as far afield as Yemen and Morocco. By the end of the year, half of the population of Syria – more than 10 million people – is expected to need humanitarian aid.
While safer, life outside of Syria is difficult as well. Having left most everything behind, including their savings, the majority of the refugees are struggling with rising rental and living costs, and are often forced to seek refuge in vacant buildings and makeshift shelters. Housing, schools, health clinics and local economies of the host countries are overwhelmed and the needs of both refugees and the communities hosting them are growing by the day.
So is CARE's emergency response. Today, we are in Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Yemen and Syria providing assistance to people affected by the conflict.
How CARE works in emergencies
RESPONDING TODAY, PREPARING FOR TOMORROW
CARE helps communities plan for emergencies; provides lifesaving assistance when disaster strikes; and remains on the ground to support families and communities during the long road to recovery.
EMERGENCY: CARE IS THERE
In emergencies, CARE is among the first to arrive and the last to leave, helping people survive and rebuild their lives and communities in the aftermath of disaster, conflict and crisis.