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Syrian refugees in Jordan: Living in limbo
by Holly Frew, CARE USA
Life as a refugee is a life in waiting. They are safe from violence but their lives are on hold. They cannot legally work. Many try to make ends meet by Read More
What do refugees want from the London Conference on Syria?
by Holly Frew, CARE USA
February 4 could be a momentous day for Syrians, both refugees and those displaced inside Syria. A major global summit in London focused on finding a Read More
Firewood rations for Syrians, not a solution
by Abu Malek
I can only hope the situation will not be as bad as last year. Last winter, it was freezing cold. Even the weather did not have mercy with us. Every few days, we faced Read More
Syrian Refugee Crisis: Finding Love in a Hopeless Place
24-year-old Noor and 27-year-old Amfiraz met just over 4 years ago while studying together in Syria. For Noor, it was love at first sight. Two years later the couple were engaged.
During Read More
Syrian Refugee Crisis: Volunteerism at the Heart of Balkans Response
Local Serbian and Croatian volunteers are the heart blood of CARE and other organization’s response to the current Balkan refugee and migrant crisis.
In both Serbia and Croatian around 140 Read More
To the Girls of the World: Don’t Wait for War to Discover Your Strength
Raneem Alhomsi, 16 – from Daraa, Syria, now living in Jordan as told to Mary Kate MacIsaac, CARE Regional Syria Response Communications Coordinator
Even before the war, life wasn’t Read More
World Humanitarian Day: Being human means feeling the pain of others
Since my childhood, I have pursued a life of good health. I have enjoyed eating nourishing foods, playing sports, singing songs, writing and drawing. They are a part of my weekly routine. Each can Read More
World Humanitarian Day: Mohammad Speaks from Turkey
“Mohammad”*, 30, holds a leadership role in a CARE partner NGO working in Syria, but based in Turkey
When I was still living in Syria, I knew that my future would be in the Read More
2014: A Dire Year for Syrian Refugees
CARE aid worker Johanna Mitscherlich looks back on 12 months of working with Syrian refugees – and pays tribute to their resilience and the small acts of humanity that can make a big 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.