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Syrian refugees in Jordan: Living in limbo
by Holly Frew, CARE USA
Life as a refugee is a life in waiting. They are safe from violence but their lives are on hold. They cannot legally work. Many try to make ends meet by Read More
What do refugees want from the London Conference on Syria?
by Holly Frew, CARE USA
February 4 could be a momentous day for Syrians, both refugees and those displaced inside Syria. A major global summit in London focused on finding a Read More
Firewood rations for Syrians, not a solution
by Abu Malek
I can only hope the situation will not be as bad as last year. Last winter, it was freezing cold. Even the weather did not have mercy with us. Every few days, we faced Read More
Northern Iraq: Summer ends, winter begins. But the fear remains.
Jacqueline Dürre is CARE Project Coordinator for Kurdistan-Iraq. In her blog, she writes about encounters with families who have been displaced over a year ago and still live in exile. Read More
Displaced People in Northern Iraq: Giving Up is Not an Option
In August 2014, ten thousands of people fled their homes in Mount Sinjar to find safety in northern Iraq. A year later, they still remain in a foreign place. Jaqueline Dürre is CARE Project Read More
One Year After the Exodus from Sinjar: Why Did I Survive?
A year ago, images of suffering kept the world in suspense. They showed people, especially Yazidis, Christians and other minority groups who were fleeing from their homes in the Sinjar area near Read More
UN Commission on the Status of Women
Strong voices unite to call for gender equality and climate action.
I am proud to be with our CARE International delegation together with over 9,000 participants from Read More
I Am Powerful
I had the idea of photographing various refugee and Jordanian women for the International Women’s Day while holding a sign that read: “I Am Powerful.”
A task that proved to me Read More
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
Face of Anguish
“I want to tell you the story of how I got here,” the 32 year old woman starts telling me her story with a smile on her face. She likes to call herself Azab, which in Arabic means “anguish.” Read More