Middle East & Europe

In fiscal year 2013, we worked in 86 countries, supporting 927 humanitarian aid and development projects to reach more than 97 million people. We carried out programs in the following 15 countries throughout the Middle East and Europe:

2/17/20

Aid organizations in Yemen are extremely concerned about high numbers of civilian casualties in recent military escalation

We are shocked and saddened to hear about the deaths of as many as 31 civilians, and 12 other people injured, in strikes on Al Jawf governorate in northern Yemen on February 15.
 

2/5/20

Hundreds of thousands in northwest Syria caught in humanitarian catastrophe, aid agencies warn

As hostilities continue to escalate in northwest Syria, eight aid agencies are today making an urgent call for an immediate ceasefire as they warn that hundreds of thousands of people – the majority of them women and children – fleeing the unrelenting violence are caught in a humanitarian catastr

1/11/20

United Nations Security Council votes to scale back humanitarian assistance to millions of vulnerable Syrians

We are deeply concerned that the United Nations Security Council has voted today to scale back humanitarian assistance to millions of acutely vulnerable people in Syria.

11/27/19

CARE Welcomes Announcement of Re-Opening of Yemen’s Sana'a Airport for Medical Transportation

SANA’A, (November 27, 2019) – After more than three years of closure, it has been announced that Sana'a International Airport is to be re-opened to allow sick patients to travel overseas for life-saving treatment. In August, CARE & NRC reported that up to 32,000 people may ha

11/6/19

Tens of Thousands of People in North-East Syria at Risk as Winter Approaches

AMMAN (November 6, 2019) – As temperatures plummet across the Middle East, CARE warns that te

10/24/19

Women in Desperate Need of Assistance in North-East Syria and Iraq

AMMAN/DAHUK (October 24, 2019) – More than two weeks after the escalation of violence in north-east Syria, women, children, and families continue to be uprooted from their homes, with displacement figures reaching close to 180,000, according to the United Nations.

10/16/19

The Syria INGO Regional Forum Statement on Impact of Military Developments on the Civilian Population in Northeast Syria

AMMAN (October 16, 2019) - The Syria INGO Regional Forum (SIRF), comprising 73 international humanitarian organizations responding to the Syria crisis, including CARE, expressed deep concern at the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation since Turkey’s military operation sta

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