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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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4/18/14

Crisis in Syria: Two Times a Refugee

When I was a child my grandmother used to tell me how she felt when she was forced to flee to Syria from her home in Palestine in 1948. She hoped for her children and her grandchildren to 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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2/6/14

Dead to Red Race: Why We Are Running

Four months ago, I moved from Germany to Jordan to support the work of our emergency team for Syrian refugees. During these four months I have talked to a lot of refugees about their fleeing Read More

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4/10/13

CRISIS IN DRC: Goma Calling …

Two weeks ago, Yawo Douvon, CARE's country director in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), found himself showing Angelina Jolie and U.K. foreign Read More

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12/3/12

Rape as a weapon of war: Jolly”s story

Notes: Some names have been changed to protect those quoted. Masisi is located in North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where heavy fighting has displaced more than 800, Read More

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11/2/12

Food security in South Lubero

September 27’”600 people wait patiently until CARE sets up the place to start the distribution of seeds and agricultural tools. The distribution is taking place in Luofu, South Lubero in the Read More

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8/27/12

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Mapendo Marie, rape survivor

A woman who arrived in Katoyi, North Kivu without clothes said that during an attack on her village, five of her family members, including her mother-in-law, husband and child, were Read More
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5/15/12

Human Interest Stories from DRC

A Testament to Human Kindness

IDP Rachele in her home in DRC. Picture by Julie Edwards/CARE International Read More
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11/8/11

Healing and Restoring Dignity to Survivors of Sexual Violence

GOMA, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Allen Clinton and Jackie Kiernan

Florance Kwinja picked up her basket filled with corn meal and beans and headed to the market Read More

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