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10/7/14

Growing Up by Force

After a 30 minute drive from CARE Lebanon’s Tripoli office, on the outskirts of the city, we arrive at an informal camp where Syrian refugees are staying. Walking through a field full of Read More

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10/7/14

A Young Desire to Help

Maya is a 14 year old girl and one of millions of Syrian children displaced from their home. I met her in the Chouf district of Mount Lebanon, where she now lives with her parents and six siblings Read More

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10/4/14

A Wish Come True

The 4th of October marks the first day of "Eid el Adha", a national holiday in Lebanon which is also celebrated by millions of Muslims across the  world. In the spirit of this holiday, earlier Read More

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10/3/14

The Families Behind The Frontline

The tension on the streets of the southern Turkish border town of Suruç, is evident by the number of tanks rolling heavily through the town. Just off a central street my colleagues are making the Read More

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9/22/14

CARE Chefs on Tour: A Coffee Conversation with Atlanta Chef Asha Gomez and Plant It Forward CEO Teresa O’Donnell

HOUSTON Sept. 22, 2014 – Chef Asha Gomez, a James Beard nominated chef and owner of Spice to Table in Atlanta, joined the poverty-fighting organization CARE last week in Houston to raise awareness Read More

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9/9/14

Syria Crisis: “We never thought we would leave in such conditions”

Syrian refugees in Tripoli, in the North of Lebanon, live in old, crowded and run-down apartments. CARE supports them with access to clean water and sanitary facilities 

The Read More

9/9/14

Syria Crisis: A Piece of Me

Lamis, 22, volunteers for CARE in Lebanon. She writes about her home country Syria and how she supports her fellow refugees every day
 
I had only minutes to leave my home in Read More

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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

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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

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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

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