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Syrian Refugee Crisis: Finding Love in a Hopeless Place
24-year-old Noor and 27-year-old Amfiraz met just over 4 years ago while studying together in Syria. For Noor, it was love at first sight. Two years later the couple were engaged.
During Read More
Syrian Refugee Crisis: Volunteerism at the Heart of Balkans Response
Local Serbian and Croatian volunteers are the heart blood of CARE and other organization’s response to the current Balkan refugee and migrant crisis.
In both Serbia and Croatian around 140 Read More
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
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
“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
Better Hygiene means a Better Life
Many Syrian refugees in the region struggle with harsh water and sanitation conditions, especially with the weather becoming colder. CARE helps by installing water Read More
International Children’s Day: Investing in a refugee child’s future means investing in Syria’s future
Salam Kanaan, Country Director of CARE Jordan, writes about the daily struggle of refugee children in Jordan who have to work to make ends meet.
When we think of Read More
Daily Struggle of Syrian Refugee Girls
The crisis in Syria is in its fourth year now. With International Day of the Girl approaching on 11 October, CARE is highlighting strong young girls who had to flee Read More
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
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