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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
International Children’s Day: Investing in a refugee child’s future means investing in Syria’s future
Salam Kanaan, Country Director of CARE Jordan, writes about the daily struggle of refugee children in Jordan who have to work to make ends meet.
When we think of Read More
Half a Year on Azraq Camp
The wind had really picked up and I started to shiver. The desert seemed to be hell-bent on showing its inhospitable face. “Already past 4:30, I don’t get it,” mumbled the old man into his Read More
World Food Day: Without Farmers, South Sudan Remains Perilously Close to Famine
The theme for this year’s World Food Day is ‘family farming’ but there’s not a lot to celebrate in South Sudan where the specter of famine looms large. CARE’s Senior Advisor on Emergency Food and Read More
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: 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: 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: 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).