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...
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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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: 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Chocolate as a Force for Change
What do you think about when you hear “cocoa”? Of course, chocolate comes to mind. Chocolate cake. Hot chocolate. Chocolate truffles. Whatever the cocoa or chocolate product, one thing is certain Read More
Nepal Earthquake: One Remote Mountain Community Builds Itself Back
In Banskhara village, north eastern Nepal, the only house left standing after the April 2015 earthquake was shopkeeper Binisha Tamamang’s home and shop. Made out of wood and corrugated iron it was Read More