Refugees

8/26/13

Chemical Weapons and the Moral Stakes in Syria

The moral stakes in Syria and military options after another massacre and chemical weapons charges.

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8/24/13

Syrian Children Pay the Heaviest Price in War

The numbers of Syrian children affected by the brutal war ravaging their country are truly disheartening. According to UN agencies, one million children, three-quarters of them under age 11, have had to flee their country since the conflict began in 2011. 

8/23/13

Viewpoints: Impact of Syrian Refugees on Host Countries

Overall, more than 1.7 million people have registered as refugees since the uprising against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad began in March 2011, with many more believed to be unregistered.

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8/23/13

The Millionth Child: Syrian Refugee Crisis Reaches One Million Children

On Friday, the number of Syrian child refugees hit 1 million. With hundreds of thousands out of school, traumatized by violence, and seeing little hope of a quick return home, what will happen to Syria’s Lost Generation?

8/22/13

Jordan’s Wary Welcome to Its Syrian Neighbors

A dozen Syrian girls, ages 12 to 16, mainly refugees from the flattened city of Homs, sit in a semicircle. Their heads are covered. They are naturally reticent in dealing with a male foreigner.

8/18/13

CARE International: What It’s Like to be a Humanitarian Aid Worker in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

World Humanitarian Day, CARE International aid worker Rose Vive Lobo writes about her work helping survivors of sexual violence in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo

7/25/13

Syria refugee crisis: 'We should be accepted because we are humans'

Three refugees in Jordan – Anas, Hind and Ibrahim – who volunteer at CARE's drop-in centre joined us for a live chat.

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6/7/13

Humanitarian NGOs: Fund Syria Response Now Before It's Too Late

(June 7, 2013) - A group of 21 international aid agencies working in six countries directly affected by the Syrian crisis calls on the international community to dig deep and be generous in responding to the UN's new Syria and refugee response appeals, being launched today.

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