Emergency response

The families behind the frontline in Kobane

As the numbers of Syrian refugees mounts, we must not become immune to the individual stories of pain and loss.

CARE scaling up response to Ebola

“We are fighting an invisible enemy, and as a developing country just emerging from years in civil war, we can’t get enough help right now to stop this virus.”

Kobane refugees: "We left in the clothes we are wearing"

"It is very frightening. They took my cousin for five days and they killed a girl as they thought she had been fighting against them."

"We needed to escape before they slaughtered our girls"

As more than 150,000 refugees from Kobane have flooded into Turkey, CARE’s emergency assessment team was ready to help.

Instead of holding pencils, children make toy guns

"I have never imagined that I would live in such a place," says Ayham, a Syrian refugee, pointing at an unfinished house.

Syria crisis: CARE moves to help Kobane refugees

As soon as my colleagues and I heard reports of refugees fleeing from Kobane to Turkey, we drove to the border to assess how CARE can respond.

Syria, I love you

Lamis, 22, volunteers for CARE in Lebanon. This is her story.

Gaza crisis: Maternal healthcare

Meet some of the mothers and new-born babies CARE has met in Gaza.