Other recent blog entries
1 Sep 2017 | Blog | Emergencies
Floods and landslides have displaced almost 350,000 people, with 140 reported dead, according to Executive Director of Caritas Nepal, Fr Silas Bogati.
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7 May 2017 | Blog | Emergency Relief | Emergencies
The famine in South Sudan is impacting families in Internally-Displaced Persons (IDP) camps. Here are some of their stories.
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5 May 2017 | Blog | Emergency Relief | Emergencies
Currently one million people are in imminent danger of famine in South Sudan. This is 15-year-old Susanna's story.
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7 Feb 2014 | Blog | Emergency Relief
On November 8 2013, Typhoon Haiyan devastated the lives of over 14 million people across the Philippines. Since then, Caritas has been been working with communities affected, delivering vital emergency relief and helping them rebuild for the future. Watch the story so far as told by people who lived through the storm, as well as other who are helping with the recovery efforts.
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25 Nov 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Filipinos are opening their homes to victims of Typhoon Yolande, giving shelter to people whose houses were destroyed in the devastating storm.
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19 Nov 2013 | Blog | Supporter action
Australian communities have been praying for the people of the Philippines who have been devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. Caritas Australia has produced this prayer for the people affected by the typhoon based on the words of Cardinal Tagle of Manila.
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15 Nov 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Eight days after the world's worst storm hit the Philippines, we continue to stand in solidarity with the millions of people who have been devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan. Prayer for the people of the Philippines.
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10 Jan 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development
On 12 January 2010, an earthquake devastated Haiti. Laura Bruce, Program Coordinator, Caritas Australia’s Humanitarian and Emergencies Group, assesses our impact three years on.
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12 Mar 2012 | Blog | Emergencies
In March 2011, one of the worst earthquakes in recent memory triggered a massive tsunami off the northeast coast of Japan. The tidal wave killed thousands of people and destroyed huge swaths of seaside towns.
With funds from Caritas Australia and Caritas agencies worldwide, the Caritas network is helping in the recovery effort. Laura Sheahen from Caritas Internationalis spoke with survivor, Sakuma Kaname
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18 Sep 2011 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Caritas is once again providing support to families who have been affected by this year's devastating floods in Sindh and northern Punjab, Pakistan. Flooding caused by heavy monsoonal rains this August and September are now affecting 5.3 million people across the regions.
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