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Yemen: The Forgotten War
by Daw Mohammed, CARE Yemen
On a warm night in late March 2015 at around 2am I was sleeping soundly when suddenly two deafening explosions awoke me with a jolt. The house shook and Read More
Nama’s story: Homeless in your own home
by Thana Faroq
Despite the constant bombings, fighting, hunger and other difficulties most Yemenis continue to stay on in their homeland. Just over 170,000 of the Read More
Yemen – The crisis the world forgot
Small talk can be difficult with someone who lives in Yemen.
Questions about family often turn to dead relatives.
Talk about a bad night’s sleep and you might find yourself in a Read More
Northern Iraq: Summer ends, winter begins. But the fear remains.
Jacqueline Dürre is CARE Project Coordinator for Kurdistan-Iraq. In her blog, she writes about encounters with families who have been displaced over a year ago and still live in exile. Read More
Sleepless Nights in Yemen
Driving through the streets of Yemen’s capital of Sanaa, my heart is heavy and burdened. It was my first time returning to Yemen since the airstrikes began in March, and it is not the same country Read More
Displaced People in Northern Iraq: Giving Up is Not an Option
In August 2014, ten thousands of people fled their homes in Mount Sinjar to find safety in northern Iraq. A year later, they still remain in a foreign place. Jaqueline Dürre is CARE Project Read More
One Year After the Exodus from Sinjar: Why Did I Survive?
A year ago, images of suffering kept the world in suspense. They showed people, especially Yazidis, Christians and other minority groups who were fleeing from their homes in the Sinjar area near Read More
The Courage to Speak Up
CARE works with women around the world to help them claim their rights, including the right to have a say in their lives. In recent research CARE did focusing on Women’s Participation in the Arab Read More
“No force on Earth dares to neglect me.”
That’s what a Yemeni woman told CARE when we asked her about political participation. To join in protests to support her right to have a say in her future, she had to walk through mountains for an Read More