Refugees

9/11/15

CARE calls on the EU to turn meetings into actions

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.

9/8/15

Syrian Refugees: “We are proud of who we are”

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.

9/4/15

MSNBC: CARE’s Holly Frew on Syrian Refugee Crisis

Holly Frew, CARE’s emergency communications officer, appeared on MSNBC to explain how Americans can best help refugees.  

9/4/15

CNN International: CARE CEO on Syrian Refugee Crisis

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.

7/30/15

"Need is the Mother of All Invention”: Syrian refugees using innovation to improve their lives

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

7/30/15

“Sometimes we only had dry bread and water”: Volunteering Brings Life and Hope to Azraq Camp

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.

7/13/15

South Sudan’s Fourth Birthday

This month marks South Sudan’s fourth birthday but there’s not much to celebrate. The world’s youngest country is mired in a civil war that has displaced more than 2 million people and left 7 million without enough food.

7/9/15

Syria Crisis: Registration of four millionth Syrian refugee is alarming, says CARE

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

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