Syria Crisis

CARE is on the ground assisting many of the 2 million refugees who have fled Syria, where armed conflict has affected more than 8.8 million people, half of whom are children. There’s no end to the conflict in sight. 

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.

1/20/17

Syria Crisis: No Time for Humanitarian Paralysis in the Face of Syrian Suffering

AMMAN—(January 19, 2017)-  The overwhelming scale, complexity and duration of the Syrian humanitarian catastrophe must not be allowed to frustrate efforts to reach everyone with the relief they need to survive and live with dignity.

12/19/16

CBS 46: Aleppo hitting home in metro Atlanta

The dramatic images of Syrians evacuating besieged Aleppo is sparking Atlantans to lend a helping hand to Syrian refugee families in Georgia. And Atlanta-based CARE is working through partners in Aleppo to provide humanitarian aid, Holly Frew, CARE’s emergency communications manager tells CBS46.

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.

12/15/16

CARE calls for urgent assistance to evacuees from Aleppo

CARE welcomes the announcement of a new ceasefire in Aleppo this morning. For the sake of the civilians, we ask the parties to make sure that this ceasefire lasts for much longer than just a few hours.  There have been many disappointments over promises made during the past few days and weeks.

12/14/16

ALEPPO: IT IS UNACCEPTABLE TO BLOCK ACTION TO SAVE CIVILIANS UNTIL AFTER ATROCITIES HAVE OCCURRED.

CARE welcomes the announcement of cessation of hostilities in Aleppo and the evacuation of civilians. However we are concerned by reports of delays to the evacuation which was scheduled to begin at 3am GMT this morning, and are receiving reports of resumed shelling in the area.

12/13/16

Aleppo: CARE denounces the massacre of civilians and the continued failure of the international community

CARE continues to be horrified by the situation in Aleppo. Our team is receiving urgent pleas from our humanitarian colleagues and partners in Syrian NGOs to receive assistance and evacuate the citizens of East Aleppo.

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