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2/26/14

Dead to Red Race: You Are Not Alone

I have been working with various humanitarian organisations in different countries for the past 10 years. I have worked in Columbia, Palestine, Ethiopia, Mexico, Sudan and South Sudan. I have seen Read More

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2/26/14

Dead to Red Race: "I Am Running for University Students in Syria"

Three years ago, I was studying economics at the University of Damascus. For me, these were the best days of my life. I guess it’s the same everywhere in the world; when we finish high school Read More
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2/26/14

Dead to Red Race: From Dadaab to Syria, With Love

It has been four months now since Johanna has left our office in Bonn, Germany, to move to Jordan and support CARE’s communications of the emergency response for Syrian refugees.

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2/21/14

Cash for Survival: Meeting the Needs of Syrian Refugees

In Lebanon and Jordan CARE has already lent its support in the form of cash assistance to more than 120,000 people who are in particularly vulnerable state of need.

For refugees who Read More

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2/21/14

Humanity Is the Best Medicine

The harsh winter makes life for Syrian refugees in Lebanon even harder. CARE Lebanon distributes blankets and floormats to more than 16,000 refugees and provides them with cash so they can buy Read More

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2/6/14

Dead to Red Race: “My Students Will Keep Me Running”

I grew up in the Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus and was an English teacher before I had to flee to Jordan.


It’s been almost two years since I last stood in Read More

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2/6/14

Dead to Red Race: Why We Are Running

Four months ago, I moved from Germany to Jordan to support the work of our emergency team for Syrian refugees. During these four months I have talked to a lot of refugees about their fleeing Read More

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2/5/14

Dead to Red Race: Meet the Team

On March 13, the three year anniversary of the crisis in Syria, a CARE team of 10 will run the famous “Dead to Red” run from one sea to the other in Jordan to raise awareness and funds for the Read More

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1/27/14

Crisis in Syria: Life in Darkness

The light goes on and off. It flickers for a few seconds, and then everything turns dark again.


Hala sits on the floor of her small room in Beirut. Ahmed, one of her five sons, Read More

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12/19/13

I Am Syria

by Johanna Mitscherlich of CARE Germany, serving in Jordan


Ali stands in front of over 40 Syrian refugees in an old warehouse in Chouf, in the North of Lebanon. He is wearing Read More

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