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Suffering in Silence – Ten Most Underreported Humanitarian Crises in 2017
Natural disasters and conflicts make headlines — yet with the highest number of refugees since World War II and with an uptick and intensification of natural disasters in the past years, many 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
Personal Account from Syria's Refugees: Remembering What Compassion and Warmth Feel Like
More than three years after the start of the Syrian war, the humanitarian plight of more than 6 million people displaced inside Syria and the 2.8 million refugees scattered in the region is Read More
Dead to Red Race: I Choose to Run for the Refugee
"We live in the age of the refugee, the age of the exile"
– Ariel Dorfman
When I was in university, I learnt about the refugee Read More
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.
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
Crisis in Syria: “I want to invent a medicine that helps against sadness.”
By Johanna Mitscherlich
Do we risk it or not? Is the coast clear? Are they still shooting? Have the tanks finally rolled away? Are we out of reach of their airplanes and their Read More
Mali Food Crisis Blog #3: Visiting Swala
By Marie-Eve Bertrand, CARE CanadaAlthough they are hungry and in the midst of a food crisis, the Malians welcomed CARE with calabas filled with baobab leaves, wild grapes and Read More
Men Matter Too...
I am a woman. I am a mother. I am a wife. I have read Half the Sky and many other similar books and editorials and articles. I understand and support the concept of the Girl Effect. I am a Read More
One Year On: Food insecurity and conflict still a threat for the Horn of Africa
'Let's Not Make the Same Mistakes Again'
An open letter from the Horn of Africa to the Sahel region