Refugees

5/28/15

No Guarantees in South Sudan’s Deadly Conflict

Walking into the CARE supported clinic in Pariang, I see a little girl with edema – her belly is swollen because she hasn’t got enough to eat.  It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a child with edema, and I certainly didn’t expect to see one in this part of the country.

5/18/15

Childhood on Hold: Refugee Youth in Lebanon

Play time with cousins, math and Arabic studies, a favorite electric bike: Sara*, 12, remembers her life in Syria before the conflict that has caused four million refugees to flee the country, and another seven million civilians to be displaced.

5/18/15

When War Destroys Homes Inside-Out

Humanitarian agencies recognize that women are particularly vulnerable in conflicts, especially when unaccompanied by a male family member. Women are especially at risk when male family members have been killed, are missing, or in Mariam’s case, the husband deliberately abandons his family.

5/18/15

Syria Crisis: CARE Empowers Refugees with Hope

“I don’t want to be an unheard refugee, feeling so weak, not doing anything.”

5/18/15

Syrian Refugees: “If not for your help, all hope is lost.”

With few options, Syrian refugees require assistance as they await return to destroyed homes

5/18/15

Syria Crisis: Building Community Between Refugees

Two years ago Hayat’s* life was turned upside down when her husband was taken by authorities. She has not heard from him since. At the time, they were living with their four daughters in his family’s village near Kobane, Syria. 

5/12/15

Nigeria Refugee Crisis: Alive is Better Than Anything Else

Fana is 17 years old. But the horrors she has lived through in Nigeria are enough for a lifetime.

5/12/15

Nigeria Refugee Crisis: Two Women, a Shared Fate

Gambo and Hadja both fled Northern Nigeria with their children to seek shelter and peace in Niger. Their lives are put on hold.

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