A gravel parking area in the north of Serbia, about ten kilometres from the Hungarian border it is late summer and the sun is burning. The temperatures climbed up to 98 degrees Fahrenheit today. In front of a small refugee camp women, children and men are sitting under dried up trees.
Michelle Nunn, president and CEO of CARE, penned an op-ed on CNN.com, calling for a “global movement” to respond to the “staggeringly large humanitarian crisis” facing Syrian refugees.
Refugee crisis needs increased and prolonged response both in Europe and in Syria’s neighboring countries. Severe funding shortfalls for humanitarian assistance in the region contribute to Syrians leaving for Europe.
We not only hope, but plan that we can go back soon, and that we will rebuild our lives for our families and our children. We are proud of who we are and we want our homeland back.
Michelle Nunn, president and CEO of CARE, tells CNN International about her recent trip to Jordan and Turkey where CARE works to assist Syrian refugees.
Aeed Aloosh, 50, sits in the relative cool of his shelter, protected from the sweltering desert temperatures outside. Using found materials, he and his sons have improved the insulation in their shelters, adding a layer to better protect them from the heat and cold, blocked spaces where winter r
Thunayya is one of some 20,000 Syrian refugees residing in Azraq camp, and one of 1,800 participating in an incentive-based volunteer program in the camp, according to a recent assessment by CARE International in Jordan.