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Typhoon Hagupit: From Being Afraid to Being Prepared
CARE Philippines staff Rona Casil shares her experience with Typhoon Hagupit.
“Not another Haiyan, please!”, was my first thought when I learned about a potential Read More
Syrian refugees in Egypt:
During the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence CARE’s Johanna Mitscherlich reflects on meeting Marwa, a young Syrian woman whose family was forced to flee from Syria to Egypt almost Read More
“We do not like to be called refugees,” Mahmoud, a young Syrian man in his early twenties told me, as I met him during a psychosocial activity in Obour Read More
Syrian refugees in Egypt: “We meet refugee women where they are”
Heba Al Azzazy, Case Manager at CARE Egypt, talks about the situation of Syrian refugee women in Egypt, gender-based violence and why it is so important to constantly reach out to refugees.
International Children’s Day: Investing in a refugee child’s future means investing in Syria’s future
Salam Kanaan, Country Director of CARE Jordan, writes about the daily struggle of refugee children in Jordan who have to work to make ends meet.
When we think of Read More
Typhoon Haiyan: Returning to Normalcy After a Harsh Year
It’s been almost one year since I was last in Tacloban on the Philippines island of Leyte. A few days after typhoon Haiyan – one of the strongest storms ever recorded – made landfall, I arrived in Read More
Recovering after disasters: Why ‘building back safer’ is better than ‘building back better’
After natural disasters the phrase ‘Build Back Better’ is a constant refrain from politicians, donors, aid agencies and the media. This short, alliterative phrase has captured the imagination Read More
The Families Behind The Frontline
The tension on the streets of the southern Turkish border town of Suruç, is evident by the number of tanks rolling heavily through the town. Just off a central street my colleagues are making the Read More
I Could Tell My Story
When Aaliyah first got married, she got in trouble because her new family had to buy her a stepstool. Without it, she was too short to reach the stove or sink to take care of her duties in the Read More
South Sudan: Women are Raped as Punishment
“Sometimes when I give an interview, I have to turn off the part of my brain that analyzes what I’m saying. The implications of what I’m telling are too devastating: 64 reported cases of gender Read More