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Ghada Al Kord, 28, co-ordinates safety and security for CARE staff in Gaza and has lived in Gaza her whole life. Ghada lives with her husband and 18-month-old daughter. She is three months pregnant with her second child. more...
Posted by dfava on Notes From the Field Jul 28, 2014 11:38 AM EDT
In a few days Muslims around the world will celebrate their most important religious holidays: Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, an entire month of fasting from dawn until sunset. This Ramadan has probably been the hottest and longest Ramadan that I have ever been through in my life. People are fasting up to 16 hours every day. We are not eating... more...
Posted by dfava on Notes From the Field Jul 23, 2014 1:32 PM EDT

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