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Syria Refugee Crisis: Three Years of War
When I see Nada for the first time, she is sitting in front of me during one of CARE’s information sessions in the refugee camp Azraq in the north of Jordan. She sits up straight, her eyes Read More
Syria Refugee Crisis: A Pair of Jeans, Sneakers and a Smile
Early on a warm Thursday morning in May, my colleague Rouwaida and I drove from Beirut to CARE’s office in Mount Lebanon. Two months ago, Syrian refugees and CARE staff ran the Dead Sea to Red Sea Read More
Syria Refugee Crisis: Building a Society from the Ground
Over the last couple of week I have followed the final preparations for the opening of Azraq refugee camp in Jordan and I was there when the first Syrian refugees arrived on April 27.
Syria Refugee Crisis: Azraq, a Place Where People Smile at Each Other
For three Syrian women who escaped the war, the main thing about Azraq refugee camp is that people are not trying to kill each other. “I cannot see more violence” says Safa (20).
Syrian Refugees in Jordan: Welcome to Azraq
Welcome to Azraq. Jordan’s soon-to-be largest refugee camp is in its final stages of being built. The new camp will provide vital life-saving assistance and protection to an initial 51,000 Read More
Crisis in Syria: Two Times a Refugee
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
Clap along if you know what happiness is to you…
March 20th marks International Day of Happiness
There is no way to escape Pharrell Williams and his “Happy” song lately. And why should we?
March 20th Read More
Dead to Red Race: I am running for my Syrian friends
By Amber Savage, Deputy Program Manager, Syrian Refugee Response February 2012-February 2014
Sports have always been a big part in my life. I spent a good portion Read More
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