Syria crisis

2014 – A dire year for Syrian refugees

CARE’s Johanna Mitscherlich looks back on 12 months of working with Syrian refugees – and pays tribute to their resilience and humanity.

Human Rights Day: A hand-up for Hamid

Last Friday in Beirut I met Hamid, a young Syrian from Damascus. He's been working as a waiter for almost a year, after he fled the conflict in Syria fearing for his life.

Syrian refugees facing loss of food vouchers

Cuts in food vouchers provided by the World Food Programme could affect up to 1.7 million Syrian refugees who rely on the vouchers as their main or only source of food.

Syrian refugees: Caring for people with disabilities

“I want to tell you the story of how I got here,” the 32-year-old woman says with a smile on her face.

No child should grow up with such a name

How does one react when being told that the name of a new-born child means "one who has lost everything and whose people are eternally persecuted"?

Syrian refugees: School is a fading memory

For Syrian refugee children such as eleven-year-old Hani, childhood is a fading memory.

Syria crisis: The urgent needs of Kobane refugees

Read the stories of people who have arrived in Turkey as refugees from Kobane, Syria.

Azraq camp, six months on

CARE's team leader at Azraq refugee camp reflects on the lessons learned - and the achievements - of the first six months since the camp opened.