Stories

South Sudan: Helping the sick and the hungry

The outbreak of violence in South Sudan did not stop CARE from helping people hit by displacement and chaos.

Typhoon Haiyan: Rebuilding their own homes and communities

Aileen Militante's husband Edgar earns a living helping build other people's homes as a carpenter.

Typhoon Haiyan: Building back safer

For Rolando Creado, 64, the safest place was to head to the mountains when Typhoon Haiyan hit.

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.

Cyclone Phailin: Pain has its own language

Jasodha speaks broken Hindi – my mother tongue – but what she cannot express in words, she tells me through gestures.

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.

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