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Landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains are bringing new challenges to the earthquake relief effort in Nepal and have already claimed lives, aid agency CARE warns.
A CARE Jordan report says current livelihood programs in Azraq refugee camp have closed economic gaps, but more must be done to support refugee self-reliance. The report, released in collaboration with Silatech, a regional organization based in Qatar and focused on youth entrepreneurship, studied skills and market opportunities for youth in Azraq refugee camp, 100 kilometres east of Amman. The camp is host to more than 19,000 Syrian refugees, who have fled the neighbouring conflict, soon in its fifth year.
CARE Canada is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former board member Flora MacDonald on Sunday, July 26, at the age of 89. A long-time Canadian politician and Order of Canada recipient, MacDonald was an invaluable asset to the board of CARE Canada, and brought her passion and experience in humanitarian and international development work to the organization throughout the 1990s.
Thunayya is one of some 20,000 Syrian refugees residing in Azraq camp, and one of 1,800 participating in an incentive-based volunteer program in the camp, according to a recent assessment by CARE International in Jordan.