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A Safe Space for Syrian Refugees
Since the beginning of the Syria Crisis three and a half years ago, at least 191,000 people have been killed – around 8,800 of them were children.
Syria Crisis: Gifts and Wishes
In a few days Muslims around the world will celebrate their most important religious holidays: Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, an entire month of fasting from dawn until sunset. This Read More
Crisis in West Bank and Gaza: A bedtime story for Rafiq
blog by Saaed Al Madhoun, CARE Program Officer in Gaza
Syria Crisis: From Trauma to Creativity
“I was unable to speak to anyone for four months when we first fled to Jordan, not even my own family,” says Aya, 17-year-old Syrian girl. Aya is one of 22 Syrian, Iraqi and Palestinian girls and Read More
Syria Crisis: Mira is a Shopping Queen for a Day
Two months ago, Syrian refugees and CARE staff from Jordan and Lebanon participated in the “Dead Sea to Red Sea marathon” in Jordan, raising more than $25,000 for CARE’s Syria response. With more Read More
Syria Refugee Crisis: Ricardo Garcia and the Flamenco Flow Play for Syrian Refugees in Jordan
“It brings joy to our lives, otherwise we would be very depressed”
On the 21st of May, the Spanish flamenco band Ricardo Garcia and the Flamenco Flow Read More
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).