On 16 September 2014, the northern Syrian town of Kobane came under siege. Since then, 188,000 refugees are reported to have flooded...
More than 2.8 million people have fled the country
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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.
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Four million children are devastated and an entire generation is at risk.
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Almost half of the population of Syria is displaced or in need of assistance.
Syria Refugee Crisis
The ongoing armed conflict in Syria has affected more than 9.3 million people, including 4 million children. We’re working to help the more than 2.5 million Syrian refugees struggling to survive.
The political and diplomatic crisis in Syria have caught the world's attention. But the continuing conflict is also producing a humanitarian crisis: millions of refugees. And the world is only now becoming aware of the scale of the problem.
The Atlanta-based relief organization CARE is again trying to help. WABE's Denis O'Hayer spoke with CARE's president and CEO, Dr. Helene Gayle.
Leader of global humanitarian organization visits CARE's work, meets Jordan's Queen Rania and Prime Minister
AMMAN (Oct. 2, 2013) - CARE President and CEO Helene D. Gayle visited Jordan this week to see firsthand the poverty-fighting organization's work with Syrian refugees and meet senior national leaders and officials.
In Syria, the US has been able to deliver food aid using a flexible approach to needs on the ground. Yet such flexibility is the exception in US aid. President Obama's proposed reforms would allow for more efficient practices, such as using local food supplies.
Although Manal is grateful she could give birth in a health center in Beirut, she is worried about her child's health.
Record influx of refugees in January, two years after the conflict started needs are increasing
JORDAN (February 8, 2013) - After a record influx of Syrian refugees into Jordan during January, the global humanitarian organization CARE is urging more support to those refugees seeking shelter in urban centers.