Impact stories

Read stories showcasing the human impact of CARE's work around the world.


Iraq: “We need to expand our business”

In August 2014, hundreds of thousands of people were forced to flee from the Sinjar mountains when armed groups attacked the region. At the peak of the crisis, more than 6 million people were living in camps and host communities across Northern Iraq…


Iraq: Who can we trust?

For many years, Hassan Abas and his family regularly socialised with their neighbours, enjoying meals in each other’s homes watching their children play together like friends do. But around midnight of August 3, 2014 these bonds of friendship were…


Returning home

Families returning to Bashiqa lack everything. The city’s water, electricity and health networks, are destroyed. The extent of destruction is overwhelming.