Refugees

9/17/15

CNN iReport: Trapped at the Serbian/Hungarian Border

On Sept. 17, Hungarian police fired water cannons and tear gas on refugees trying to cross a newly reinforced Serbian/Hungarian border.

9/15/15

New York Times: Charities Say U.S. Should Take Tens of Thousands of Syrians

Nick Osborne, CARE’s vice president for international programs, told The New York Times that it was “important to look beyond the numbers” of disp

9/14/15

Syrian Refugee Crisis: Hope for a better future in Germany

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.

9/14/15

Syrian Refugees: CARE Calls for Action to Address Causes of Crisis

Severe funding shortfalls for humanitarian assistance in the Middle East force more Syrians to leave for Europe.

9/14/15

Syrian Refugee Crisis: I focus on surviving

Rami, 17, is fleeing from Syria to Germany. In Serbia, he talked to CARE-staff Ninja Taprogge about his journey, the war in his home country and his hopes for the future.

9/11/15

CNN: World’s Eyes Finally Opened on Refugee Crisis

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. 

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.

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