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3/7/14

Typhoon Haiyan: Overwhelming the Senses

Anita Mariano, 70, lost her eyesight eight years back. She had a bad headache, decided to sleep it off, and when she awoke, she could no longer see.


Although safely Read More

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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

2/17/14

Inspired to Sing in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

We would like to introduce you to Eleuteria Mariano, a 78-year-old widow from the village of Amar, Antique Province on the island of Panay, Philippines. 

 

Before he died Read More

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2/17/14

Typhoon Haiyan: Empowering Communities to Rebuild

“Sir, why are you here?”


Such a simple question posed to me out of curiosity, not accusatory or menace.


I was chatting with a group of women in the village of Read More

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2/10/14

Typhoon Haiyan: Building Safer Shelter From the Storm

There’s a loud crackling sound to rain when it hits a tarp, especially during a heavy tropical storm. You look up and wonder if the downpour is going to break through and unleash a torrent. You 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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