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Syrian refugee in greece
A Syrian refugee's story Thousands of people are arriving every day in Greece as part of a wave of at least 430,000 refugees... Read More »
Syrian refugee crisis in Europe
In search of a safe home: an aid worker's perspective on the refugee crisis   Written by Mark Mitchell (Humanitarian Programmes Coordinator) "What happens to us ...it is... Read More »
Drought in PNG
Major emergency looming in PNG Mike Bourke, Australian National University For more than one million people across rural... Read More »
An Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Darfur, Sudan.
Return to Darfur – a blog by Caritas' Senior Humanitarian Programmes Coordinator Mark Mitchell Darfur has dropped out of the headlines but the situation continues to be one of ongoing internal... Read More »
Nepal earthquake response CGI
Monsoon challenges By Prakash Khadka, Caritas Nepal On Tuesday 30 June, the Sindhupalchowk relief distribution team... Read More »
Nepal earthquake medical care in Gorkha
Reaching remote villages in Nepal with medical care By Lilian Chan Madhu is a member of the Camillian Task Force, which is partnering with Caritas... Read More »
Training Hygiene Promoters in South Sudan.
Caritas supports people displaced by civil conflict in South Sudan Caritas has sent $150,000 to South Sudan where a humanitarian crisis has been unfolding since... Read More »
Warawara forest.
Warawara Forest stewardship Caritas has developed a new guide for teachers in ways to nurture kaitiakitanga (stewardship) of... Read More »
Peace in the Middle East Campaign
Caritas aids Iraqi minorities fleeing fighting Story courtesy of Caritas Internationalis Thousands of Iraqis have fled their homes to escape... Read More »
A little girl takes a drink from a refurbished tap in Auki, Solomon Islands.
Clean water – a fundamental human right Growing up in New Zealand fresh, clean, drinkable water was a seemingly endless resource. During... Read More »
A boy lights a candle in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
Bleak Christmas for Iraqi Christians Story courtesy of Caritas Internationalis “I’ve never been away from home for Christmas,” said... Read More »

 

 

 

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Thousands of people are arriving every day in Greece as part of a wave of at least 430,000 refugees...
  Written by Mark Mitchell (Humanitarian Programmes Coordinator) "What happens to us ...it is...
Mike Bourke, Australian National University For more than one million people across rural...
Darfur has dropped out of the headlines but the situation continues to be one of ongoing internal...
By Prakash Khadka, Caritas Nepal On Tuesday 30 June, the Sindhupalchowk relief distribution team...

Our spring Update looks at Social Justice Week and its theme of family poverty. Our programmes and humanitarian responses in Darfur and Nepal also...

This month we gladly recieve the Pope's encyclical or letter on the environment, Laudato Si'. READ CARITAS COMPANIONS JUNE 2015

A severe El Nino weather pattern is affecting the Oceania region this year. Beginning in May with many areas reporting little or no rainfall,...

In 2014 Caritas continued to work for social justice in our five strategic areas: reducing poverty, environmental justice, indigenous peoples, crisis...