Women & Children in Emergencies

More than three years after the start of the Syrian war, the humanitarian plight of more than 6 million people displaced inside Syria and the 2.5 million refugees scattered in the region is growing more dismal by the day and is currently considered the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. In the latest sign of the increasingly troubled outlook, a new refugee camp is scheduled to open in Jordan later this spring. The new Asraq camp is expected to relieve some of the pressure from the sprawling Za’atari camp.

CARE releases new study on situation of urban refugees

 

AMMAN, Jordan (April 15, 2014) Half a million Syrian refugees living in urban areas in Jordan are struggling more than ever to cope with inadequate housing, high debts, rising costs of living and educational challenges for their children, CARE I has found in a new study.

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Half a million Syrian refugees living in urban areas in Jordan are struggling more than ever to cope with inadequate housing, high debts, rising costs of living and educational challenges for their children, CARE International has found in a new study.

Beatrix Bücher, who led CARE’s new assessment on the situation of urban refugees, talks about the biggest needs of refugees, the situation of women and children and refugees’ relationship with Jordanian host communities.

Without further funding more and more Syrians could die of preventable and treatable diseases, warns CARE

Juliet Inisa is a single mother of three children ages 13, five and two. She had to work hard on her own to provide for her kids.

JUBA (Feb. 17, 2014) – The South Sudan crisis will worsen unless relief organizations are able to deliver supplies before being cut off by the approaching rainy season, the humanitarian group CARE warned this week.

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Wilma remains faithful that her new baby will be a bearer of good fortune for their family.

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Lyza's decisiveness and courage saved four lives, including that of her unborn baby.

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