By Amani Kanjo, Project Coordinator, CARE partner – Syria Relief and Development “When I met her, it was immediately clear that she wasn’t prepared for the responsibility of being a mother – she herself was still a child!” The girl was only 14, already a mother, but it was not the first time Hanan* had dealt with […]
Over 51 million people are currently displaced by conflict; the highest number since the Second World War. The Syrian crisis has sent millions into neighbouring countries, creating a growing need for compassion and humanitarian assistance. CARE International’s Chloe Day talks about her experiences, whilst working in Turkey.
In September 2015, the EU pledged that by May this year, 20,000 asylum seekers who have been trapped in refugee camps in Greece would be relocated throughout Europe. With May now behind us, the EU has achieved less than five per cent of its goal, relocating only 979 people so far.
When Fatimah*, 16, reached a refugee camp in Jordan after fleeing Syria, she thought that her life had come to an end. But what she found was the passion and challenge of her life: advocating for education and against child marriage amongst Syrian Refugees.
Today marks five years since the start of the conflict in Syria. It’s a date no one wants in their calendar, not least these people. Five faces, of the millions that have been witness to one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. A now global crisis. The numbers are staggering. At least 8.7 million people […]
This March marks five years of fighting in Syria; a milestone no one wanted to reach. Here, Syrian refugees share their hopes and fears for what Syria might be like in another five years-time.