Syria crisis

Refugee crisis: All the normal assumptions have been thrown out

An interview with Tessa Gough, CARE’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) specialist who was recently in Serbia coordinating our emergency response for refugees crossing into Europe.

The EU and refugees: Looking the other way

Fundamentally this ‘refugee crisis’ is a crisis of humanity, and a test of the values Europe stands for.

Refugees: The crisis in my home country

Theo Alexopoulos, CARE’s Deputy Security Director, describes what he found when he returned to Greece to assist CARE’s work with Syrian refugees crossing into Europe.

A refugee's story: Risking all for a better life

The hardships of the flight from Syria left refugee Omar Almasri in a coma from viral pneumonia. This is his story.

What is life really like for Syrian refugees?

After five years of war in Syria, what is life really like for the people who have fled their homeland to find safety in Jordan?

Inside Syria: Winter in rural Damascus

Read this blog from our partners in Syria about distributing firewood and other supplies to help people survive the winter.

Children working: The only option for some refugee families

If refugees are not allowed to work, and are not given enough to survive on, what choice do they have but to seek alternatives?

Refugee families: A labour of love

36-year-old Sana, a refugee living in Jordan, has no choice but to work long hours in a poorly paid job so she can provide for her family.