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Responding by God's mercy in South Sudan

It’s searing in Juba today, significantly hotter than when I was here in August last year. Of course, it’s not just the room that is getting hotter, there hasn’t been any decent rain in the country for more than two years. However, many say that the famine in South Sudan is entirely man-made...

Caritas humanitarian worker returning to South Sudan for famine response

Following the declaration of famine in South Sudan, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand’s lead humanitarian aid worker, Mark Mitchell, is currently preparing to return to the world’s newest nation to help

Growing resilience in PNG Highlands

The El Nino of 2015/2016 was unforgiving, decimating crops, drying up water sources and cutting communities in the Papua New Guinea Highlands adrift, as they either suffered in remote areas or left

Feeding the hungry in post-quake Kaikōura

We are continuing to work with the Archdiocese of Wellington to support Kaikōura in their earthquake recovery, particularly through our partner, social services provider Te Tai ō Marokura (based at

Budget 2017 must prioritise community wellbeing

Echoing the words of Pope Francis, who has warned that economic progress that diminishes people’s quality of life is no progress at all, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is urging the government to att

Frozen Europe increases risks for migrants

Migrants and refugees are facing life-threatening conditions after snow and arctic cold blanketed Greece, Serbia and south-eastern Europe.

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