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Archbishop John Dew: Politics – a noble profession
Benefit increase a step in the right direction for Kiwi families
Fri 22 May 2015
Caritas has welcomed yesterday’s Budget announcement of an increase in base rates for beneficiaries... Read More »
Nepal Earthquake
Second major earthquake hits Nepal
Wed 13 May 2015
Nepal was rocked by a massive 7.3 magnitude earthquake at 12:56pm on 12 May. There were a series of... Read More »
Caritas staff distributed shelter and WASH kits to an initial 1,250 people in a village in Gorkha district in Nepal.
Shelter a priority for remote villages reached by Caritas
Thu 7 May 2015
As Caritas' emergency response in Nepal moves into its second week and reaches ever more remote... Read More »
Ram Krishnam Bashet holds his daughter, Supriya, inside their squatter tent in Lalitpur public park, Nepal.
Caritas working to expand relief outside Kathmandu
Fri 1 May 2015
Almost a week after the massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, and Caritas’ continuing relief... Read More »
Collapsed buildings in Kathmandu.
Caritas responds to massive earthquake in Nepal
Sun 26 April 2015
Caritas is rapidly responding to a massive 7.9 earthquake that has hit Nepal. The epicentre was... Read More »
Tarp distribution Rango Rango village, Port Vila
Mud, sweat and cheers: the Vanuatu recovery in relief
Tue 21 April 2015
Thigh-deep in the same mud being cleared from underneath our four-wheel drive, the tropical rain... Read More »

 

 

 

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