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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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12/20/13

The Wish List

by Johanna Mitscherlich


When I was a child I used to write a wish list before Christmas. A few days before Christmas Eve I put it on the table of our terrace and shouted “Santa 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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12/16/13

I Am Afraid My Grandchildren Will Freeze to Death




Basilah is 62 years old. She and her husband used to make their living harvesting fields of wheat in the summer and picking almonds in the winter.

Then, Read More

12/6/13

Syrian Volunteers in Jordan

On International Volunteer Day, Liz McLaughlin, Head of Institutional Fundraising and Partnerships at CARE, discusses how she became involved in humanitarian aid work as a volunteer, and her Read More

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12/2/13

Syrian Refugee Crisis: Peacekeepers and first-responders

The United Nations have adopted the International Volunteer Day in 1985. Since then, people around the world recognize the commitment, dedication and impact of individual volunteers and volunteer Read More

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