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Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Jun 8

Refugees Trapped in Greece

By CARE Australia June 8, 2016 0 comments

Sherine's young sons live in the overcrowded camp with 2.500 other people. ©CARE/Johan​na Mitscherli​ch

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.

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Mar 10

Friendship in the face of war

By CARE Australia March 10, 2016 0 comments
Rania, Hana and Ghosoun are all friends - and Syrian refugees.

Rania, Hana and Ghosoun are all friends - and Syrian refugees. © CARE

How does friendship fare in the face of war? Where once Rania, Hana and Ghosoun used to chat about everyday things such as upcoming weddings and their families, now their conversations revolve around survival.

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Oct 12

Syrian refugees: Resourceful and resilient

By CARE Australia October 12, 2015 0 comments
Syrian refugee Aeed used found materials to better insulate his family's temporary shelter in Azraq refugee camp.

Syrian refugee Aeed used found materials to better insulate his family's temporary shelter in Azraq refugee camp. © CARE

Necessity is the mother of invention and 50-year-old Syrian refugee Aeed has put his construction experience to good use at Azraq refugee camp, using scrap material to better insulate his family's temporary shelter. He is just one of many combining skills and ingenuity to overcome lack of resources.

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Oct 5

OPINION: European “Migrant” Crisis predictable

By CARE Australia October 5, 2015 0 comments
A Syrian boy and refugee holds up a homemade sign with a question mark.

Uncertain futures: without increased aid to the region, what will become of Syrian refugees? © Laura Gilmour/CARE

The war in Syria has been raging for over four years. So why only now the influx to European shores? CARE Jordan’s Wouter Schaap explains how successive cuts to foreign aid in the region have forced Syrians to seek survival even further from home.

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