Refugees

3/27/18

Menstrual cups make a difference for refugee women

Harriet, 25, lives in Impevi, a settlement for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda. She arrived at Impevi in March 2017 with her husband, parents, and two small daughters, the youngest barely 3 months old at the time. The family had fled their home in South Sudan, walking for days to reach safety i

3/27/18

A refugee and role model

Oliver Taban is living as a refugee in Uganda for the second time. The 30-year-old South Sudanese grew up in Uganda before returning to what was then southern Sudan in 2004, only to flee again in 2016.  

3/9/18

More than 3 Million Women and Girls in Yemen Suffer Most in the Ongoing Conflict, warns CARE

SANA’A, Yemen (March 9, 2018) — More than 3.25 million women of reproductive age in Yemen face increased health and protection risks, warns international humanitarian organization CARE.

3/5/18

Cholera Outbreak in Uganda Poses Further Risk to Congolese Refugees

KAMPALA, Uganda (March 5, 2018) — Thousands of Congolese seeking refuge at settlements in southwestern Uganda are at risk of contracting cholera, warns the humanitarian aid organization CARE.

3/2/18

Shelling Prevents Aid from Entering Eastern Ghouta Despite UN Resolution Demanding That Hostilities Stop

BEIRUT, Lebanon (March 2, 2018) — Airstrikes and shelling in eastern Ghouta have prevented humanitarian aid from entering the besieged enclave and medical evacuations from leaving, according to a group of international humanitarian organizations, including

2/6/18

Somalian Drought: Displaced but holding on to hope

It has been dry in Somalia for more than 8 years. It does not rain, and when there is not enough water, people cannot harvest enough food and go hungry. Now, with the new year, the drought continues.

 

2/5/18

Hundreds of thousands of Syrians risk being pushed to return in 2018 despite ongoing violence, warn aid agencies

For every Syrian who returned home last year, three more were newly displaced

2/2/18

Bangladesh: Imminent rainy season threatens thousands of refugees back into suffering and misery

COX'S BAZAR (Feb. 2, 2018) —  Refugees from Myanmar in Bangladesh are facing dramatic weeks ahead: the upcoming rainy season might turn into a disaster of threatening floods and landslides, CARE warned.

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