Refugees

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’s European widows

Many refugees have dubbed the journey to Europe as the ‘Death Road’ due to its perilous nature and high mortality rates, especially at sea. Despite this, thousands continue to make the trip with over 3,500 people this year already having lost their lives at sea.

1/5/16

On the Run, Once Again

Decades after fleeing their home country, more than 30,000 Somalis returned home from Yemen. They are fleeing yet another war.

1/4/16

Dream Child Refugee

As CARE’s community development officer at Al-Azraq camp for Syrian refugees, this is my first experience working at such a camp. I have been shocked to witness the amount of pain and suffering the refugees live through.

12/31/15

ABC7: New CARE Packages aim to help Syrian Refugees this Winter

Michelle Nunn, CARE’s President and CEO, was quoted in this recent story from ABC 7, San Francisco’s ABC affiliate, about Syrian refugees and CARE’s original CARE Package.  Nunn said, “The CA

11/23/15

Fox News.com: CEO’s of Humanitarian Orgs Say “Let’s show Syrian refugees the promise of America”

Michelle Nunn, CARE president and CEO, and five other leaders of humanitarian organizations, urge Americans to assist Syrian refugees who remain in the Middle East and provide safe haven to those who feel compelled to lead on

11/13/15

G20 leaders – A Marshall Plan is needed to pull Syria’s neighbors back from the brink

The coalition, made up of international NGOs, international political and labor leaders and the global campaigning organisation Avaaz, called on leaders meeting directly across the water from Syria to commit to a plan that provides robust support to Syria’s neighbors who have hosted the vast majo

10/23/15

Syrian Refugee Crisis: Birth from the womb of death

A week ago, all alone and in labor, Mariam, 37, rushed herself to the hospital to give birth to her tiny daughter, Aya. With her relatives and husband in Syria, Mariam has had few people to rely upon for helping cover expensive medical services or running  household errands.

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