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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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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

10/21/15

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

10/21/15

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

10/20/15

Nepal’s Earthquake Babies

Childbirth is never an easy thing, especially not in the aftermath of a major earthquake that has destroyed your home, livelihood and health facilities. Add to this the facts that you are carrying Read More

10/20/15

Tomatoes Help Keep Nepalese Men at Home After Earthquake

37-year-old Som Bahadur Tamang studiously makes his way up and down the rows of young tomato seedlings; watering and de-weeding them with a tenderness and care not often seen. They are precious Read More

Mirsi B.K from Mulpani village received various items including a hygiene kit, iron sheets and vegetable seeds from CARE. She plans to demolish her house and make a new one from the iron sheeting she received from CARE.
10/13/15

Nepal: Six Months After the Earthquake, Constructing New Shelter

Mirsi B.K from Mulpani village received various items including a hygiene kit, iron sheets and vegetable seeds from CARE. She plans to demolish her house and make a new one from the iron sheeting Read More

“Before, only some students at our school wore uniforms, but now we all have them.  It makes us happy and we no longer feel indecisive about attending school.”  - A grade 3 girl
9/11/15

Dresses are more than fashion: How a simple act by local school management committees made school a reality

The start of a new school year often elicits excitement of seeing friends, new pens and notebooks, and even a fresh school uniform. However, for many students from poor households in Bangladesh, Read More

Maryah Damlaj, 24, Community Mobilization Assistant for CARE in Lebanon
8/19/15

World Humanitarian Day: Being human means feeling the pain of others

Since my childhood, I have pursued a life of good health. I have enjoyed eating nourishing foods, playing sports, singing songs, writing and drawing. They are a part of my weekly routine. Each can Read More

8/19/15

World Humanitarian Day: Mohammad Speaks from Turkey

“Mohammad”*, 30, holds a leadership role in a CARE partner NGO working in Syria, but based in Turkey

When I was still living in Syria, I knew that my future would be in the Read More

Daw Mohammed, CARE Country Director in Yemen
8/7/15

Sleepless Nights in Yemen

Driving through the streets of Yemen’s capital of Sanaa, my heart is heavy and burdened. It was my first time returning to Yemen since the airstrikes began in March, and it is not the same country Read More

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