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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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12/6/13

Standing Up to Violence in Jordan

Interview by Laura Sheahen

Violence against women and girls in the Middle East is often hidden. The country of Jordan has made great strides in raising awareness of gender-based Read More

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12/5/13

Why Activism? How “16 Days” Highlights Tools to End Gender-Based Violence

by Milkah Kihunah

Milkah Kihunah is a Senior Policy Adviser on Gender and Empowerment with CARE USA. In this role she conducts policy analysis and advocacy on issues of women’s Read More

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10/31/13

Progress Positive, but Refugees Can’t Be Forgotten

By Kadry Furany

Despite positive news regarding Syria’s chemical weapons, the refugee situation resulting from this conflict remains a crisis. Kadry Furany, vice president of Read More

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10/29/13

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

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10/22/13

Crisis in Syria: What Remains Unsaid

By Johanna Mitscherlich, October 2013

 

On a dusty road in the city of Irbid in the north of Jordan, about an hour's drive from the Syrian border, box-shaped Read More

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9/20/13

An Interview With Bernard Borkhosh, CARE Lebanon’s Country Director


Could you briefly describe the regional context of the Syrian crisis?

Since spring of 2011, Syria has experienced scenes of extreme – and sometimes Read More

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4/24/13

CRISIS IN SYRIA: “Please don't forget us!"

Wafaa Adnan Albaik, 32, a case manager at CARE's refugee center in Amman describes her work.

I have been working at CARE's refugee center for three months. Read More

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3/14/13

Life – The Greatest Value of All

Haleemah survived the conflict in Syria. Now she struggles to live in safety in Jordan.

© 2013 CARE

The door opens hesitantly after several knocks. A shy face appears, Read More