AMMAN, Jordan—(July 9, 2015)– More than four years after the beginning of the Syrian conflict, a staggering four million Syrian refugees have been registered in the region by UNHCR; further proof that this protracted crisis is one of the worst in recent history, says aid organiza
Refugee: A person who is outside their home country because they have suffered or feared persecution; or because they are fleeing war
“We will not run away and give up on our country. We will survive this war, and help bring change to Yemen.”
AMMAN, Jordan (June 12, 2015) — On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labor on June 12, the humanitarian agency CARE is highlighting concerns that Syrian refugee children, with few options and little choice, are being forced to enter the labor market, losing educational
In April 2012, Fairouz*, 27, fled her home near Homs in Syria, with her husband and five children. Their house had been bombed and there was little left but to escape with their lives. When they arrived in Jordan, they stayed only one night in Zaatari camp before Jordanian relatives sponsored t
When I was an aid worker in southern Sudan in the 1990s, the fight for independence against Sudan had already been running for many years.
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.