Women & Children in Emergencies

10/9/13

One Syrian Refugee Girl's Hope

by Razan, 20-year-old Syrian refugee girl living in Jordan: I remember this time last year well. I was in Syria, and I was happy. This might sound strange, I know. 

1/12/13

Earthquake in Haiti: CARE Banks on Women in Recovery

Four years after a deadly earthquake devastated Haiti, a web of political gridlock, donor fatigue and chaotic property laws continues to stall rebuilding in one of the world's poorest countries.

3/30/12

The Women of Maijanjaré

The thick calloused soles of the feet of the women with whom I sat in the tiny village of Maijanjaré in Niger, seven hours by road away from the capital Niamey, tell their own story.

Sahel Regional Crisis: Starting over in Sayam

A growing family struggles to survive in a refugee camp supported by CARE in Niger.

I Came Here Because I Need Peace and a Hospital

For three Syrian women who escaped the war, the main thing about Azraq refugee camp is that people are not trying to kill each other. “I cannot see more violence” says Safa (20).

I Used to Live in a Palace

Sabeen is a Palestinian refugee from Syria who fled to Lebanon a year and a half ago with eight of her children, a daughter-in-law and four grandchildren.  A son and a brother were left behind in Syria.  The son wanted to join them but was unable to get a visa.

Interview: “Urban refugees are struggling more and more to survive”

Half a million Syrian refugees living in urban areas in Jordan are struggling more than ever to cope with inadequate housing, high debts, rising costs of living and educational challenges for their children, CARE International has found in a new study.

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