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12/6/13

Standing Up to Violence in Jordan

Interview by Laura Sheahen

Violence against women and girls in the Middle East is often hidden. The country of Jordan has made great strides in raising awareness of gender-based Read More

12/6/13

Syrian Volunteers in Jordan

On International Volunteer Day, Liz McLaughlin, Head of Institutional Fundraising and Partnerships at CARE, discusses how she became involved in humanitarian aid work as a volunteer, and her Read More

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12/2/13

Syrian Refugee Crisis: Peacekeepers and first-responders

The United Nations have adopted the International Volunteer Day in 1985. Since then, people around the world recognize the commitment, dedication and impact of individual volunteers and volunteer Read More

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11/27/13

Syrian Refugee Crisis: When life takes a break

By Johanna Mitscherlich

Hadi stands in front of twenty refugees in CARE’s centre in Zarqa, the industrial centre of Jordan, about half an hour drive from the capital Amman. He is Read More

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11/27/13

Syrian Refugee Crisis: A day in the life of a refugee volunteer worker

On International Volunteer’s Day (December 5th), the international aid organization CARE shines a light on the crucial role which Syrian volunteers play in supporting refugees from Syria in Read More

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10/31/13

Progress Positive, but Refugees Can’t Be Forgotten

By Kadry Furany

Despite positive news regarding Syria’s chemical weapons, the refugee situation resulting from this conflict remains a crisis. Kadry Furany, vice president of Read More

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10/29/13

Crisis in Syria: “I want to invent a medicine that helps against sadness.”

By Johanna Mitscherlich

Do we risk it or not? Is the coast clear?  Are they still shooting? Have the tanks finally rolled away? Are we out of reach of their airplanes and their Read More

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10/22/13

Crisis in Syria: What Remains Unsaid

By Johanna Mitscherlich, October 2013

 

On a dusty road in the city of Irbid in the north of Jordan, about an hour's drive from the Syrian border, box-shaped Read More

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10/22/13

Crisis in Syria: Packing My Suitcase

By Johanna Mitscherlich, October 2013

 

I am moving my belongings from one corner of my flat to another, stacking shirts, pants and jackets, piling books and my Read More

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9/20/13

An Interview With Bernard Borkhosh, CARE Lebanon’s Country Director


Could you briefly describe the regional context of the Syrian crisis?

Since spring of 2011, Syria has experienced scenes of extreme – and sometimes Read More

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