Syria

2014 Recap: A Dire Year for Syrian Refugees

CARE looks back on the last 12 months working with Syrian refugees. 

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.

Young Voices From Syria

We asked five young Syrian refugees to share their dreams and a message to the world. What they had to say was both heartbreaking and inspiring.

More than 2.8 million people have fled the country

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Country Info

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.

Our Work in Syria

Child Poverty

Half of all children live in poverty, spending their formative years struggling to survive.  

Poverty & Social Justice

Everyone in the world has the right to a life free from poverty, violence and discrimination.

Child Marriage

Child marriage is a gross human rights violation that puts young girls at great risk.

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Get The Facts

Four million children are devastated and an entire generation is at risk.

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Press Release

"Words alone are not enough.”

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Almost half of the population of Syria is displaced or in need of assistance.

Latest News from JordanSyria

“Sometimes we only had dry bread and water”: Volunteering Brings Life and Hope to Azraq Camp
11/21/14

Kobane Crisis: No Child Should Grow Up With Such a Name

How does one react when being told that the name of a new born child of refugee parents means “one who has lost everything and whose people are eternally persecuted”?

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11/18/14

Better Hygiene means a Better Life

Many Syrian refugees in the region struggle with harsh water and sanitation conditions, especially with the weather becoming colder.

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11/14/14

International Children’s Day: Investing in a refugee child’s future means investing in Syria’s future

Salam Kanaan, Country Director of CARE Jordan, writes about the daily struggle of refugee children in Jordan who have to work to make ends meet.



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11/14/14

Red Jasmine Flowers: Fear and Loss in Syria

Intense fighting in Syria has forcibly displaced more people today than any other country – and there is no end to the conflict in sight.

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11/14/14

Personal Account from Syria's Refugees: Remembering What Compassion and Warmth Feel Like

More than three years after the start of the Syrian war, the humanitarian plight of more than 6 million people displaced inside Syria and the 2.8 million refugees scattered in the region is growin

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11/10/14

“Just to Keep My Heart Safe”

On the morning of November 5, I visited the CARE team responding to the needs of recently-arrived refugees from Kobane, Syria.


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10/27/14

Half a Year on Azraq Camp

The wind had really picked up and I started to shiver. The desert seemed to be hell-bent on showing its inhospitable face.

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In Syria and Neighboring Countries “winter puts Syrian families at risk of disease and death”

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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.

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