Syria

CARE began operating in Syria in 2013 by providing lifesaving emergency assistance to people affected by the conflict in Syria. We are providing food and emergency supplies to families, psychosocial support to children and emergency medical equipment and support for women.

4/7/17

11 Alive: CARE brings attention to civilian attacks in war-torn Syria

A recent chemical attack in Syria was one of just "thousands of attacks on civilians," explains Holly Frew, CARE's emergency communications manager to 11 Alive, a local Atlanta news station. CARE is calling for an 'immediate stop" to attacks on civilians, she explained.

4/7/17

The Guardian: Syria's Humanitarian Crisis: Three Ways Trump Could Help

After a chemical attack in Syria, aid organizations outlined steps the Trump Administration could take to help alleviate humanitarian suffering in the war-torn country.

4/5/17

Joint NGO statement: NRC, SAVE, CARE, Oxfam, IRC

The international community met in Brussels on April 4-5 to discuss the Syria crisis. At the conference, ministers, international organizations, and humanitarian workers discussed supporting Syrians inside the country and those who have crossed the border to become refugees.

3/15/17

Dreams of returning home to Syria

“Immediately before we fled Syria, the cost of living increased gravely. But that was not even the main reason we left. I feared for my daughters. Syria was no longer safe. There were many kidnappings and home invasions nearby. Anyone could kidnap, rape, or harm any woman.

2/22/17

CNN: Christiane Amanpour visits Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan

Christiane Amanpour and her son Darius recently visited a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan where CARE operates a community center and provides other services.  They speak to a family about their previous life in Syria and the challenges of life as refugees.

2/14/17

The Stanford Daily: Mental health researcher initiates letter-writing campaign for Syrian refugees

Laila Soudi, a mental health researcher at the Stanford School of Medicine, has initiated a letter-writing campaign for Syrian refugees and will partner with CARE to distribute the letters to Syrian refugees in Jordan.

2/1/17

WABE: CARE CEO Michelle Nunn on President Trump’s Travel Order

CARE CEO Michelle Nunn recently told Atlanta’s NPR station the President Trump’s executive order on travel and immigration would jeopardize the international relief organization’s efforts to save and protect refugees from nations like Syria.

12/19/16

Syria: Passage of Security Council Resolution is a first step, real test will be implementation

AMMAN, Jordan - CARE cautiously welcomes the resolution approved unanimously by the UN Security Council today and call for its immediate and full implementation.

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