Emergency

2/2/16

El Niño: Urgent Need for Support as Drought Affects 14 Million People in Southern Africa

MAPUTO, Mozambique  (Jan. 28, 2016)  — About 14 million people in Southern Africa are already facing hunger, and the situation is expected to deteriorate further as multiple countries in the region bear the impact of the El Niño weather system.

1/25/16

Prayers: All We Can Afford

“We were lucky not to lose Yaman*,” says Mayyada* of her eldest son. “He was taking care of his grandfather when a bomb fell next to the room where he had just stepped, destroying the ceiling and walls next door. It was a matter of seconds.

1/25/16

From the Hell of Siege to the Cold of Exile

“We fled our home because we had nothing left.” Shifaa’, 46, remembers only too well her family’s experience of the Syrian conflict in their hometown near Dar’a, in southern Syria.

1/24/16

Syria Crisis: Snowstorms slam the Middle East, striking already vulnerable Syrians

AMMAN, Jordan (January 24, 2016)  After a historic blizzard left its mark on the East Coast of the U.S., another massive snowstorm is moving into the Middle East impacting millions of Syrian refugees and internally displaced Syrians.

1/17/16

PBS Newshour: Inside the Harsh Living Conditions of Syrian Refugees in Turkey

More than 2.5 million Syrian refugees fleeing Syria's civil war, currently live in Turkey.

1/13/16

Associated Press: Aid convoys reach 3 Syria Communities Besieged for Months

CARE was mentioned in this Associated Press story about aid reaching Madaya, a besieged community in Syria, as an international aid organization that “welcomed the aid convoy but also

1/11/16

Friendships in the Face of War

Rania, 36 years old, Hana, 32 years old, and Ghosoun, 41 years old, used to meet every day back in Homs in Syria to gossip about the things they wanted to buy, what they would wear for a party and upcoming weddings.

1/11/16

Syria Crisis: One off aid convoys won't save starving Syrians, says aid agencies

International aid agencies working in Syria today expressed relief that a convoy of food aid and other first need items was finally allowed into Madaya where people have been dying of starvation. Aid is also today being delivered to other besieged areas including Fua’a and Kafraya.

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