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1/21/18

Suffering in Silence – Ten Most Underreported Humanitarian Crises in 2017

Natural disasters and conflicts make headlines — yet with the highest number of refugees since World War II and with an uptick and intensification of natural disasters in the past years, many Read More

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12/15/14

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

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3/26/14

Dadaab, Kenya: Disability is not Inability!

Welcome to Dagahaley Refugee Camp in the Kenyan town of Dadaab. We are at Juba Primary School, Special Needs Education unit.  In this class, there are eight pupils - 5 girls and 3 boys - all of Read More

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3/26/14

Dadaab Kenya: Porridge + Classroom = Girls' Education

“I like empowering girls with education”, Daud says enthusiastically while standing in the middle of a narrow alley that leads from the school courtyard to a small place behind the principal’s Read More

3/26/14

Using Mobile Technology to Deliver Water and Protect Staff: Lessons from Dadaab, Kenya

The following text is an excerpt from a 2013 paper written by CARE Canada’s Jessie Thomson and Brooke Gibbons for the Canadian Humanitarian Conference in October 2013 about Read More

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3/20/14

22 hours and 23 minutes through the desert for Syria

CARE team of aid workers and volunteer refugee staff participates in “Dead to Red” marathon in Jordan and tells of their epic journey

On March 13th, three years after the Read More

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3/5/14

Dead to Red Race: Step by Step for the Invisible Wounds

For the past few years I have been working with Syrian refugees in Jordan and I soon realised that they not only need a place to stay, enough food, water and medical treatment, but they also need Read More

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2/26/14

Dead to Red Race: I Choose to Run for the Refugee

"We live in the age of the refugee, the age of the exile"

– Ariel Dorfman

 

When I was in university, I learnt about the refugee Read More

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3/15/13

Mali – let”s not forget those who have suffered the most and seen the worst

Claudine Mensah Awute, Country Director with CARE Mali, describes the humanitarian crisis in the West African nation.

"Suddenly a bullet pierced the bedroom door of my children; it Read More
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2/7/13

Crisis in Mali: Let”s Not Forget Those Who Have Suffered

by Claudine Mensah Awute, CARE Mali country director

About a year ago, the world started to watch with alarm the growing number of people suffering from a severe food Read More

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