Two-year-old Amal lies on her mother’s lap while waiting to leave the cholera isolation unit at Aljomhuri Hospital in Hajjah City, Yemen. Amal became infected with cholera two days earlier. She started vomiting and having from severe diarrhea.
Jehad, 9, is in the hospital for the second time in a month with cholera. She lives in the Mabyan district in Hajja governorate of Yemen and the country’s cholera outbreak has hit his village hard. “Every day many people get sick with the disease.
Layla, a 22-year-old mother of three, lies in the cholera isolation unit at the Aljomhuri Hospital in Hajja, Yemen. She came to the hospital as soon as she started experiencing cholera symptoms. “I listen to the radio and every day they talk about cholera and its symptoms.
In a crowded corridor turned cholera isolation unit, doctors move from one bed to the next, nurses hurdling frantically around them, hoping that no more cases come in this afternoon. It has been an overwhelming few weeks and the pressure does not seem to cease.
Yahoo News wrote about CARE’s Letters of Hope campaign that connected Boulder, Co. children to refugee children around the world.
Metro New York: Letters of Hope campaign allows US students to connect with refugeecounterparts in Greece
Metro New York posted a story about New York City students at Trinity and Spence schools who wrote letters to Afghan refugees in Greece. The story included an interview with Monica Merlis, CARE USA’s director of community partnerships.
Letters of Hope initiative connects American youth with refugee children, invites others to express solidarity using #LettersOfHope
CNN.com wrote an extensive piece on CARE’s Letters of Hope campaign that connected American students with refugee children around the world. The story included photos from students at a Boulder, Co.