Refugees

7/30/15

"Need is the Mother of All Invention”: Syrian refugees using innovation to improve their lives

Aeed Aloosh, 50, sits in the relative cool of his shelter, protected from the sweltering desert temperatures outside.  Using found materials, he and his sons have improved the insulation in their shelters, adding a layer to better protect them from the heat and cold, blocked spaces where winter r

7/30/15

“Sometimes we only had dry bread and water”: Volunteering Brings Life and Hope to Azraq Camp

Thunayya is one of some 20,000 Syrian refugees residing in Azraq camp, and one of 1,800 participating in an incentive-based volunteer program in the camp, according to a recent assessment by CARE International in Jordan.

7/13/15

South Sudan’s Fourth Birthday

This month marks South Sudan’s fourth birthday but there’s not much to celebrate. The world’s youngest country is mired in a civil war that has displaced more than 2 million people and left 7 million without enough food.

7/9/15

Syria Crisis: Registration of four millionth Syrian refugee is alarming, says CARE

AMMAN, Jordan—(July 9, 2015)– More than four years after the beginning of the Syrian conflict, a staggering four million Syrian refugees have been registered in the region by UNHCR; further proof that this protracted crisis is one of the worst in recent history, says aid organiza

7/1/15

Syria Crisis: Evidence of worsening conditions as Syrian refugees in Jordan run out of resources, says CARE report

AMMAN, Jordan—June 30, 2015--Syrian refugees in Jordan continue to face immense and increasing challenges leading to grave concerns about their vulnerability and protection, says a new study from CARE International.  The report,

6/19/15

World Refugee Day 2015: Searching for Normal

Refugee: A person who is outside their home country because they have suffered or feared persecution; or because they are fleeing war  

6/12/15

Youth of Yemen: Being the change Yemen wants to see

“We will not run away and give up on our country. We will survive this war, and help bring change to Yemen.”

6/12/15

Syrian refugees facing risks as child laborers, loss education, says CARE

AMMAN, Jordan (June 12, 2015) — On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labor on June 12, the humanitarian agency CARE is highlighting concerns that Syrian refugee children, with few options and little choice, are being forced to enter the labor market, losing educational

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