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2/3/16

Syrian refugees in Jordan: Living in limbo

by Holly Frew, CARE USA

Life as a refugee is a life in waiting. They are safe from violence but their lives are on hold. They cannot legally work. Many try to make ends meet by Read More

2/3/16

What do refugees want from the London Conference on Syria?

by Holly Frew, CARE USA

February 4 could be a momentous day for Syrians, both refugees and those displaced inside Syria. A major global summit in London focused on finding a Read More

1/25/16

Firewood rations for Syrians, not a solution

by Abu Malek

I can only hope the situation will not be as bad as last year. Last winter, it was freezing cold. Even the weather did not have mercy with us. Every few days, we faced Read More

10/23/15

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

10/23/15

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

10/23/15

To the Girls of the World: Don’t Wait for War to Discover Your Strength

Raneem Alhomsi, 16 – from Daraa, Syria, now living in Jordan as told to Mary Kate MacIsaac, CARE Regional Syria Response Communications Coordinator

Even before the war, life wasn’t Read More

10/23/15

Syrian Refugees: We Don’t Want Resettlement, We Want to Go Home

Nuzha and Ali Alhamud fled Syria two years ago with only seven of their eight children.  Their eldest is 19 – she chose to stay in Syria with her husband when the rest of the family decided it was Read More

Maryah Damlaj, 24, Community Mobilization Assistant for CARE in Lebanon
8/19/15

World Humanitarian Day: Being human means feeling the pain of others

Since my childhood, I have pursued a life of good health. I have enjoyed eating nourishing foods, playing sports, singing songs, writing and drawing. They are a part of my weekly routine. Each can Read More

8/19/15

World Humanitarian Day: Mohammad Speaks from Turkey

“Mohammad”*, 30, holds a leadership role in a CARE partner NGO working in Syria, but based in Turkey

When I was still living in Syria, I knew that my future would be in the Read More

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12/15/14

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

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