Syrian Refugees: “If not for your help, all hope is lost.”

With few options, Syrian refugees require assistance as they await return to destroyed homes


Syria Crisis: Building Community Between Refugees

Two years ago Hayat’s* life was turned upside down when her husband was taken by authorities. She has not heard from him since. At the time, they were living with their four daughters in his family’s village near Kobane, Syria. 


Nigeria Refugee Crisis: 40 More Mouths to Feed

Over 80% 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.


Nigeria Refugee Crisis: Alive is Better Than Anything Else

Fana is 17 years old. But the horrors she has lived through in Nigeria are enough for a lifetime.


Nigeria Refugee Crisis: Two Women, a Shared Fate

Gambo and Hadja both fled Northern Nigeria with their children to seek shelter and peace in Niger. Their lives are put on hold.


A Nameless Child: Berseve Refugee Camp, Iraq

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.


Young Iraqi women: “Hear our voices, hear our dreams”

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.