Syria

CARE began operating in Syria in 2013 by providing lifesaving emergency assistance to people affected by the conflict in Syria. We are providing food and emergency supplies to families, psychosocial support to children and emergency medical equipment and support for women.

6/20/18

PBS Newshour: ‘It’s been such a long time since I’ve ever seen a flower’: Life in a Syrian refugee camp

PBS Newshour featured CARE’s work at Azraq camp in Jordan, which accommodates over 50,000 Syrian refugees that seek asylum and employment.

6/11/18

The Associated Press: UN: Worst of crisis may still come in Syria

The Associated Press quoted Wouter Schaap, CARE’s country director in Syria, in a story about the challenges of displacement amid recent airstrikes in the rebel-held Idlib province.

5/17/18

Always on the move

One family’s winding journey in search of safety from the conflict in Syria

4/30/18

Azraq camp turns four

Azraq camp for Syrian refugees was set up four years ago in Jordan. CARE runs four community centers there that serve as a place for refugees to gather and receive information on camp services. It is a one-stop-shop for refugees where case management and referral services are also provided.

4/27/18

CARE Deeply Troubled by Lack of U.S. Pledge for Syrian Humanitarian Aid

WASHINGTON (April 27, 2018) — At an international conference in Belgium this week, the United States did not pledge any funding for humanitarian aid to Syrians affected by eight years of conflict.

4/25/18

Joint NGO reactive to 6th International Conference on Syria

Joint NGO Reactive: CARE, IRC, Mercy Corps, NRC, Save the Children, Oxfam, Humanity and Inclusion, Action Against Hunger, World Vision

4/5/18

The bread maker of Eastern Ghouta

In Eastern Ghouta, I came across a structure with smoke rising from it. Inside, a 45-year-old woman sat with her three children and elderly husband, who was unable to move, looking out through the opening where the door should have been. Outside, a young man with a cart hurried in our direction. 

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