Amar is a Stateless Child: A Visit with Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

I recently met a young child I’ll never forget. Her name is Amar. To me she represents both the tragedy and the hope of Syrian refugees who have fled their homes in search of a better life.


CARE Extends Help to Refugees in the Balkans

CROATIA (September 22, 2015) — The international aid organization CARE has expanded its assistance for refugees crossing into Serbia and Croatia, hoping to make their way into the EU.


Reflecting on The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Will We Know Their Names?

After I accepted my new role as president and CEO of CARE, my Aunt Betty, who is a very young 80, responded with delight and shared a story I had never heard before.


Syrian Refugees: CARE Calls for Action to Address Causes of Crisis

Severe funding shortfalls for humanitarian assistance in the Middle East force more Syrians to leave for Europe.


Syrian Refugee Crisis: I focus on surviving

Rami, 17, is fleeing from Syria to Germany. In Serbia, he talked to CARE-staff Ninja Taprogge about his journey, the war in his home country and his hopes for the future.


Syrian Refugee Crisis: Hope for a better future in Germany

A gravel parking area in the north of Serbia, about ten kilometres from the Hungarian border it is late summer and the sun is burning. The temperatures climbed up to 98 degrees Fahrenheit today. In front of a small refugee camp women, children and men are sitting under dried up trees.


CARE calls on the EU to turn meetings into actions

Refugee crisis needs increased and prolonged response both in Europe and in Syria’s neighboring countries. Severe funding shortfalls for humanitarian assistance in the region contribute to Syrians leaving for Europe.


Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Syrian refugee crisis is capturing renewed media attention, particularly as refugees are risking — and sadly, losing — their lives to get to Europe.