“I was crippled with burden”

“I was crippled with burden”

“Many times I would wonder what to say to my starving children when they were crying with hunger and unable to sleep at night,” Aasimah* in Syria confided to our contacts. “I had to choose between food or medication.” Aasimah cares for her three nephews and one niece...
Syria’s plight of hunger

Syria’s plight of hunger

Ridwan’s* family lives in Syria where hunger is a problem—a lingering plight for thousands of displaced people. The war in Syria has mostly calmed, but many issues remain unsolved. Ridwan and his wife have four children ranging from Kashif who is in seventh grade, to...
Syria: a decade of destruction

Syria: a decade of destruction

Syrians feel forgotten,” says a CAM contact. The conflict in Syria has mostly fallen from news headlines after a decade of chaos that shattered peace and prosperity. Warfare has subsided to pockets of fighting in parts of the country. However, in the wake of this...
WAR IN SYRIA: Picking Up The Pieces

WAR IN SYRIA: Picking Up The Pieces

Sadness poured from Zalika’s* dull eyes and gaunt face as she told a CAM staff member about her headache and stomach pain. Zalika had come to the makeshift clinic that CAM set up in her village. A staff member shared, “When I asked about her life, her sad story...
“I miss my husband,”

“I miss my husband,”

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. “Every day I search for news about him.” Stephanie now lives in a small tent with her two daughters. The monthly food...