‘What We Left Behind’: Photo essay from inside Syria

The crisis in Syria is now in its fifth year and has evolved into one of the largest humanitarian crises in recent decades, destroying the homes and livelihoods of millions of Syrians. In Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey, CARE employs Syrian refugee volunteers who serve the refugee community in a variety of capacities, such as hygiene…

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Dear World: The Syrian Humanitarian Crisis

CARE invited photographers Robert Fogarty and Ben Reece to Jordan to see the Syrian refugee crisis up close. Robert Fogarty is the creator of Dear World, a portrait project that began in New Orleans as photographic love notes to the city. He now uses his distinct message-on-skin-style to tell stories of subjects regardless of religion,…

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Syria crisis: Photo essay

“We fled our home because we had nothing left.” Shifaa’, 46, remembers only too well her family’s experience of the Syrian conflict in their hometown near Dar’a, in southern Syria. “Our village had a population of 25,000 people. We were besieged and starved. We did not even have bread to eat. If you had dry…

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