Syria crisis

"Girls should wear school uniforms, not wedding dresses"

When Muzoon became a refugee she thought her life had come to an end. But what she found was the challenge of her life...

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.

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.

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, I love you

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

Syrian refugees: “One meal a day is all we can afford”

Sabra in Beirut, Lebanon, is home to a new wave of refugees: families fleeing the conflict in Syria.

Syria crisis: Dear World – We Are People

Syrian refugees wrote messages to the world and its leaders, using marker pens on their arms. Here are some of their portraits.

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