A Visual Display of the Toll of Syrian Conflict on Refugee Women & Girls in the Heart of Washington DC
SYRIA: Images From Inside
An illustration of the life Syrian refugees left behind, images shared with CARE Syrian refugee volunteers, as captured by their family who have remained behind.
More than 2.8 million people have fled the country
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In Lebanon, CARE has set up operations in 2013 to support the growing needs of Syrian refugees. Over the next two years, our emergency response includes:
- Supporting refugees to seek assistance so that they are able to address their immediate needs;
- Providing access to shelter for newly arrived refugees and crisis-displaced families;
- Assisting refugees and host communities with livelihood opportunities and vocational training that will help them earn a living;
- Supporting refugees and host communities with access to water and sanitation;
- Ensuring support for host communities that have been overwhelmed by the crisis; and
- Providing psychosocial support, protecting the rights of vulnerable women and helping prevent gender-based violence.
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CARE Assists Syrian Refugees in Lebanon
As families fleeing conflict in Syria flock to Lebanon, CARE continues our work accessing -- and helping to meet -- their most urgent needs.
Syria Refugee Crisis
The ongoing armed conflict in Syria has affected more than 8.6 million people, including 4 million children. We’re working to help the more than 2 million Syrian refugees struggling to survive.
Q&A With CARE Lebanon’s Country Director
Bernard Borkhosh answers questions about the crisis in Syria and what CARE is currently doing in Lebanon to help the more than 1.2 million Syrian refugees now living there.
Early on a warm Thursday morning in May, my colleague Rouwaida and I drove from Beirut to CARE’s office in Mount Lebanon. Two months ago, Syrian refugees and CARE staff ran the Dead Sea to Red Sea marathon in Jordan and raised more than $25,000. Using a portion of that money, we were able to distribute vouchers for clothes to families with children living in a collective shelter called “Silver Star,” Ketermaya and Dalhoun informal tented settlement. “Silver Star,” a former school, is home to 35 refugee families from Syria.
AMMAN - As another harsh winter season approaches in the Middle East, CARE International calls for the immediate release of further funding to support millions of people caught up in the conflict in Syria and in neighbouring countries.
June 2012 through March 2014
Daraya is a small village in the Mount Lebanon region, about an hour drive from the Lebanese capital Beirut. This is where Ayham lives. His house is in the middle of a little forest. “I have never imagined that I would live in such a place,” says Ayham, pointing at an unfinished house. Ayham’s wife was killed back in Syria. “Six months ago military aircrafts bombed our house in Homs while we were staying inside of it,” says Ayham. “We fled to a safer neighborhood nearby. A few days later fighting started there as well and my wife was hit by a shrapnel in her head.
CARE calls for more funding for the ever increasing needs of Syrian refugees and host communities
AMMAN, Jordan - The registration of the three millionth Syrian refugee must be a wake-up call for the international community, says CARE, one of the world’s largest humanitarian organizations.
June 2012 through March 2014