Millions of Syrian refugees remain in desperate need of food, heat, and shelter. This program enables CAM to provide food items for displaced people living in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey.
Ten years of fighting have taken their toll on the economy, reducing homes to rubble, and causing horrific human suffering and destruction.
CAM is supplying food parcels containing essential food and hygiene items for suffering Syrians, bringing a ray of hope in their misery.
Nasir says “I thank God for the monthly parcel,” he says. “As a parent, what is important to me is . . . to provide food and safety for my children.”
The war in Syria has left entire city blocks lie in ruins with no signs of life. Shattered high-rise buildings overlook acres of destroyed houses.
Stephanie* came to Lebanon after her husband was kidnapped in Syria. She doesn’t know what happened to him. “I miss my husband,” Stephanie shared.
Hopeful signs indicate that the deadly eight-year-old Syrian war, which has killed approximately 500,000 people, may soon come to an end. Nevertheless, Syrians still face tremendous challenges and serious financial struggles.
Thirteen-year-old Zeb quit school to help support his widowed mother and fatherless siblings. Although Zeb and his mother work hard, the family finds it difficult to survive in a foreign country, having just fled to Lebanon before losing their breadwinner.
Living on less than $2 a day is a struggle for war-weary Syrian refugees. In desperation to survive, some of them offer their young daughters for early marriage to make money through dowries, or they are forced to send very young children to work. Food parcels bring...
Seven years ago the tiny country of Lebanon welcomed its first Syrian war refugees. Today, there are more than 1 million refugees there. And the war in Syria grinds on with no end in sight. In most cases, jobs aren’t available to these refugees, or it is illegal for...
Hunger is a problem—a sharp gnawing problem for thousands of Syrian refugees. After fleeing for their lives and leaving behind homes and careers, many now struggle to find jobs in the places where they are taking refuge. Some work in the fields harvesting fruit and...