Earlier this year, tens of thousands of Congolese risked their lives to flee their conflict-ridden country and seek refuge in Uganda. Pema* is one of them. At the time, fighting was raging in Ituri, her home province, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mafi* holds her newborn daughter as she puts her hand gently on her little tummy. Shortly before fleeing the Democratic Republic of Congo, four armed men raped Mafi and she became pregnant.
Dewi Hanifah will be sleeping in a tent tonight. The emergency response program manager with the relief agency Kopernik will be joining the rest of her team because they’re all worried the ground could shake again.
Anwar Begum walks through the muddy alleys of the refugee camp while juggling her 2-month-old and an umbrella. Her 4-year-old son Jaber follows close behind. It rained all morning and now, partly soaked, the family is finding its way back to the small, makeshift shelter of bamboo and tarp it call
Hot, arid, humid, muddy — the situation in Bangladesh camps, where hundreds of thousands of refugees from Myanmar have settled in the last year, changes drastically in a day.
Noor Kajol likes to stay busy. The 12-year-old fills her days studying Arabic, playing games with friends, and making art.
CARE is appealing for $4 million to meet the immediate needs of those in need in Venezuela and its borders.