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Families fleeing war in Syria face poverty and tough winter in Amman, Jordan image 1
12/21/12

Families fleeing war in Syria face poverty and tough winter in Amman, Jordan

Families fleeing the on-going violence in Syria are arriving in Jordan and many are heading for the capital, Amman. A recent survey carried out by CARE found that 40 percent of refugees surveyed Read More

12/12/12

Crisis in Syria: When Hard Work Doesn”t Pay

by Anders Nordstoga
NOTE: We recently found a few stories that got lost in our inbox. While they are from November 9, 2012, we thought you still may like to read them. Here's one: Read More

Rape as a weapon of war: Jolly”s story image 1
12/3/12

Rape as a weapon of war: Jolly”s story

Notes: Some names have been changed to protect those quoted. Masisi is located in North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where heavy fighting has displaced more than 800, Read More

Food security in South Lubero image 1
11/2/12

Food security in South Lubero

September 27’”600 people wait patiently until CARE sets up the place to start the distribution of seeds and agricultural tools. The distribution is taking place in Luofu, South Lubero in the Read More

Haiti: CARE Provides for Clean Water After Hurricane Sandy image 1
10/29/12

Haiti: CARE Provides for Clean Water After Hurricane Sandy

A boy pushes a bike through a flooded street in Léogâne, Haiti. © 2012 CARE

While the East Coast of the United States is currently bracing for the arrival of Hurricane Read More

Interview: “This is also about the dignity of refugees’ image 1
10/3/12

Interview: “This is also about the dignity of refugees’

Kevin Fitzgerald (left) with Thomas Schwarz. © 2012 Lise Tonelli/CARE

Thomas Schwarz of CARE Germany recently spoke with Kevin Fitzcharles, country director of CARE Jordan, Read More

Terra incognita - in a somehow unfamiliar country image 1
9/17/12

Terra incognita - in a somehow unfamiliar country

By Thomas Schwarz

Breathtaking sunsets in the city: Amman calls it a day.

PHOTO: © 2012 CARE/Thomas Schwarz

It's impossible to be in Jordan and to Read More

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Mapendo Marie, rape survivor image 1
8/27/12

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Mapendo Marie, rape survivor

A woman who arrived in Katoyi, North Kivu without clothes said that during an attack on her village, five of her family members, including her mother-in-law, husband and child, were Read More
Dream On image 1
6/18/12

Dream On

Five years lost: Case studies looking back at life under the blockade

For the past five years, more than 1.6 million people in Gaza have been sealed Read More

Lifting a burden from hard-working Ethiopian women image 1
6/7/12

Lifting a burden from hard-working Ethiopian women

It takes a lot of strength to carry 55 pounds of water for
more than four hours across eastern Ethiopia”s arid highlands. It also takes particular
strength to Read More

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