It is cold and rainy, when I arrive in the refugee camp Berseve I, about 20 minutes by car from Zakho in the Kurdish Region of Iraq. The water is pouring on the tarps of the tents, the soil is rain-sodden and within minutes my hands are freezing cold.
Mid-way down a gravel lane in a tent camp for Iraqis displaced by conflict in nearby provinces, a group of teenage girls is gathered in a circle, exchanging the latest news, stories of friends and family. Each of their families fled here, to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) late last summer wh
CARE and other leading humanitarian agencies warn that life-saving assistance is at risk of collapsing in Yemen
After more than a month of heavy fighting in Yemen, a group of 22 major aid agencies in Yemen have warned today their life-saving assistance risk coming to an abrupt end within a week unless land, sea and air routes are opened immediately for the importation of fuel.
Ibrahim and his wife Fatima fled their home in Idlib, Syria to Jordan and have been living in Azraq camp for only 15 days. While this is their first time in a refugee camp; life in Jordan is not completely new to Ibrahim.
Gambo and Hadja both fled Northern Nigeria with their children to seek shelter and peace in Niger. Their lives are put on hold.
More than 80 percent of refugees from Nigeria have found shelter in host families in Niger, most of them poor and chronically hungry themselves. This is an account of humbling hospitality and one woman’s strength.
Fana is 17 years old. But the horrors she has lived through in Nigeria are enough for a lifetime.
Somali refugee Adey Ali Dahir receives 2015 Voices of Courage award for more than 20 years of work protecting the safety of women and girls in Kenya’s Dagahaley refugee camp.