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2/3/16

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

2/3/16

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

1/25/16

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

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3/12/15

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

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3/6/15

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

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12/15/14

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

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12/3/14

A Syrian Refugee Story: When Life Takes a Turn

"Life does not always turn out the way we have planned it. A few years back I could have never imagined that my 14 year old son would be working to Read More

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12/3/14

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

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11/25/14

It's Time to Stop Digging Graves for Our Daughters

At the age of 22, Mariam[1] survived a rape, and thought her life was over. She never thought that she would pull through this ordeal that had tainted her, family and her clan. Today, thanks to Read More

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11/24/14

“We need more than just words”

Storm Micha is threatening overhead with dark clouds and the beginnings of high winds and precipitation as I visit CARE Lebanon’s work with a municipality on the outskirts of Tripoli. I stand in Read More

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