Rami, 17, is fleeing from Syria to Germany. In Serbia, he talked to CARE-staff Ninja Taprogge about his journey, the war in his home country and his hopes for the future.
A gravel parking area in the north of Serbia, about ten kilometres from the Hungarian border it is late summer and the sun is burning. The temperatures climbed up to 98 degrees Fahrenheit today. In front of a small refugee camp women, children and men are sitting under dried up trees.
Refugee crisis needs increased and prolonged response both in Europe and in Syria’s neighboring countries. Severe funding shortfalls for humanitarian assistance in the region contribute to Syrians leaving for Europe.
The Syrian refugee crisis is capturing renewed media attention, particularly as refugees are risking — and sadly, losing — their lives to get to Europe.
We not only hope, but plan that we can go back soon, and that we will rebuild our lives for our families and our children. We are proud of who we are and we want our homeland back.
Aeed Aloosh, 50, sits in the relative cool of his shelter, protected from the sweltering desert temperatures outside. Using found materials, he and his sons have improved the insulation in their shelters, adding a layer to better protect them from the heat and cold, blocked spaces where winter r
Thunayya is one of some 20,000 Syrian refugees residing in Azraq camp, and one of 1,800 participating in an incentive-based volunteer program in the camp, according to a recent assessment by CARE International in Jordan.
This month marks South Sudan’s fourth birthday but there’s not much to celebrate. The world’s youngest country is mired in a civil war that has displaced more than 2 million people and left 7 million without enough food.