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Syrian refugees in Jordan: Living in limbo

2/3/16

by Holly Frew, CARE USA

Life as a refugee is a life in waiting. They are safe from violence but their lives are on hold. They...

Yemen – The crisis the world forgot

1/13/16

Small talk can be difficult with someone who lives in Yemen.

Questions about family often turn to dead relatives.

Talk about a bad...

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12/3/15

Enifa's Journey from Worries to Smiles

Today, Enifa Onani has no worries—only smiles.  Today, hunger and poverty are history in her household. That’s a big change from 2013, when she got divorced.  Before the divorce, she relied Read More

11/9/15

How a Potato Turns Into School Books

Admasu Mulu, 45, and his wife, Melkam Achamyelhu, 35, are very delighted when they talk about what has changed in their lives over the last three years.

"No more worries on how to Read More

10/29/15

Northern Iraq: Summer ends, winter begins. But the fear remains.

Jacqueline Dürre is CARE Project Coordinator for Kurdistan-Iraq. In her blog, she writes about encounters with families who have been displaced over a year ago and still live in exile. Read More

SOUTH SUDAN Patients wait for nutrition screening at Mankien Primary Health Care Centre Unity State
10/27/15

South Sudan: Bridging the Nutrition Gap in Mayom County

Right now, the land around Mankien in Mayom county, Unity state is green and lush – the telltale sign that rain has fallen. But all is not as it seems. This year’s rains have been few, compounding Read More

10/23/15

Syrian Refugee Crisis: Finding Love in a Hopeless Place

24-year-old Noor and 27-year-old Amfiraz met just over 4 years ago while studying together in Syria. For Noor, it was love at first sight. Two years later the couple were engaged. 

During Read More

10/23/15

Syrian Refugee Crisis: Volunteerism at the Heart of Balkans Response

Local Serbian and Croatian volunteers are the heart blood of CARE and other organization’s response to the current Balkan refugee and migrant crisis. 

In both Serbia and Croatian around 140 Read More

10/23/15

To the Girls of the World: Don’t Wait for War to Discover Your Strength

Raneem Alhomsi, 16 – from Daraa, Syria, now living in Jordan as told to Mary Kate MacIsaac, CARE Regional Syria Response Communications Coordinator

Even before the war, life wasn’t Read More

10/23/15

Syrian Refugees: We Don’t Want Resettlement, We Want to Go Home

Nuzha and Ali Alhamud fled Syria two years ago with only seven of their eight children.  Their eldest is 19 – she chose to stay in Syria with her husband when the rest of the family decided it was Read More

In West Hararghe, Ethiopia, erratic and insufficient rains have damaged families crops and livelihoods. Unofficial government sources disclose that likely 150,000 people are in need of food supplies.
10/23/15

El Niño: “Everything has changed”

People of north-eastern Ethiopia say they have never experienced conditions as extreme as the current drought caused by El Niño.

The global weather phenomenon known as “El Niño” is Read More

A boy in the rain in Nepal
10/21/15

Six Months After the Nepal Earthquakes: Winter is Coming

By Lucy Beck

Arriving back in Kathmandu airport after nearly six months from my initial visit is a surreal experience. Gone are the piles of rubbish, plastic and ‘left luggage’ that was all Read More

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