Refugees

1/25/16

Prayers: All We Can Afford

“We were lucky not to lose Yaman*,” says Mayyada* of her eldest son. “He was taking care of his grandfather when a bomb fell next to the room where he had just stepped, destroying the ceiling and walls next door. It was a matter of seconds.

1/25/16

From the Hell of Siege to the Cold of Exile

“We fled our home because we had nothing left.” Shifaa’, 46, remembers only too well her family’s experience of the Syrian conflict in their hometown near Dar’a, in southern Syria.

1/24/16

Syria Crisis: Snowstorms slam the Middle East, striking already vulnerable Syrians

AMMAN, Jordan (January 24, 2016)  After a historic blizzard left its mark on the East Coast of the U.S., another massive snowstorm is moving into the Middle East impacting millions of Syrian refugees and internally displaced Syrians.

1/17/16

PBS Newshour: Inside the Harsh Living Conditions of Syrian Refugees in Turkey

More than 2.5 million Syrian refugees fleeing Syria's civil war, currently live in Turkey.

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.

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