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Syria Crisis: From Trauma to Creativity image 1
7/11/14

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 image 1
7/11/14

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 image 1
6/11/14

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

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6/11/14

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 image 1
6/11/14

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

CARE Staff Profile: Dana Sabri Al-Kanash, Case Manager in Azraq image 1
5/7/14

CARE Staff Profile: Dana Sabri Al-Kanash, Case Manager in Azraq

Dana Sabri Al-Kanash, 23, works for CARE as a case manager in Azraq refugee camp.Her job is to receive Syrian refugees in an office at CARE’s community center, talk to them about any problems they Read More

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5/7/14

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. 
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Syria Refugee Crisis: Azraq, a Place Where People Smile at Each Other image 1
5/7/14

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).

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4/25/14

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 image 1
4/18/14

Crisis in Syria: Two Times a Refugee

When I was a child my grandmother used to tell me how she felt when she was forced to flee to Syria from her home in Palestine in 1948. She hoped for her children and her grandchildren to Read More

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