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Rapid Funds Leads to Rapid Response: CARE in Turkey image 1
11/21/14

Rapid Funds Leads to Rapid Response: CARE in Turkey

On the morning of November 5, I joined the CARE Turkey field team responding to the needs of recently-arrived refugees from Kobane, Syria. CARE was one of the first agencies on the ground, with Read More

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11/21/14

Kobane Crisis: No Child Should Grow Up With Such a Name

How does one react when being told that the name of a new born child of refugee parents means “one who has lost everything and whose people are eternally persecuted”? What do you say when you meet Read More

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11/18/14

Better Hygiene means a Better Life

Many Syrian refugees in the region struggle with harsh water and sanitation conditions, especially with the weather becoming colder. CARE helps by installing water Read More

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11/14/14

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

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11/14/14

Red Jasmine Flowers: Fear and Loss in Syria

Intense fighting in Syria has forcibly displaced more people today than any other country – and there is no end to the conflict in sight. 17-year-old Dia'a recounts his story of loss and fear in Read More

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11/14/14

Personal Account from Syria's Refugees: Remembering What Compassion and Warmth Feel Like

More than three years after the start of the Syrian war, the humanitarian plight of more than 6 million people displaced inside Syria and the 2.8 million refugees scattered in the region is Read More

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11/10/14

“Just to Keep My Heart Safe”

On the morning of November 5, I visited the CARE team responding to the needs of recently-arrived refugees from Kobane, Syria.


I visited a CARE distribution of blankets and Read More

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10/27/14

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

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10/7/14

Daily Struggle of Syrian Refugee Girls

The crisis in Syria is in its fourth year now. With International Day of the Girl approaching on 11 October, CARE is highlighting strong young girls who had to flee Read More

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10/7/14

Growing Up by Force

After a 30 minute drive from CARE Lebanon’s Tripoli office, on the outskirts of the city, we arrive at an informal camp where Syrian refugees are staying. Walking through a field full of Read More

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