"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.
Syria crisis: The stories behind a girl’s drawing
This is Hanan's picture. In some ways it’s what you’d expect from an 8-year-old. But look more closely and there are painful details.
Syria crisis: Why refugee girls are missing out on school
In Jordan, a recent CARE study showed that as many as 60% of all school-age Syrian refugee children are not in school.