Syria Crisis

CARE is on the ground assisting many of the 2 million refugees who have fled Syria, where armed conflict has affected more than 8.8 million people, half of whom are children. There’s no end to the conflict in sight. 

11/30/16

CARE Calls for Immediate End to Attacks on Civilians in Aleppo

ATLANTA (Nov. 30, 2016) — Global humanitarian organization CARE is calling for an immediate end to attacks on civilians in and around Aleppo and for safe and unimpeded humanitarian access to those in most desperate need. 

11/2/16

TIME: Aleppo Aid Worker says, 'I'm Doing this for My Country and My People'

The war in Syria rages on and Aleppo is the center of raining airstrikes with civilians continuously caught in the crossfire.

9/21/16

Airstrike hits UN convoy in Syria, CARE demands immediate ceasefire

Amman, 21 September 2016 - A UN convoy was hit by airstrikes in northwest Aleppo on Monday night, just a few days after yet another ceasefire agreement brokered by the U.S.

9/16/16

Syria ceasefire: People can breathe again, but access to those in need remains crucial

CARE welcomes the announcement of a ceasefire brokered by the US and Russia that came into effect at sunset on Monday, the beginning of the important Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.

9/12/16

Syria Crisis: Increase in Syrian women fleeing the conflict alone, says report by CARE

LONDON—(September 10, 2016)-- As the Syrian refugee crisis worsens, leading aid agency CARE is reporting a substantial rise in female-headed households, as women flee the country and attempt the perilous journey alone or with their children.

8/22/16

Michelle Nunn, President and CEO of CARE talks to CNN about the humanitarian crisis in Syria.

The war in Syria has created the greatest humanitarian crisis since World War II. In an interview with CNN, Michelle Nunn, CARE’s president and CEO, says the latest jarring image of an injured Syrian boy, Omran, should move us to action.

7/26/16

Syria Crisis: Nearly 400,000 civilians cut off from aid in Aleppo and Manbij since Syria support group pledged to secure access

AMMAN (July 26,2016) — More than 300,000 civilians in Aleppo and an estimated 60,000 in the Manbij area, Syria, have been cut off from aid in the last three weeks, marking a shameful deterioration since the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) promised to open full access to

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