Other recent blog entries
23 Apr 2012 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Fears are growing over the humanitarian situation in northern Mali. Some 268,000 people have now fled northern areas seized last month by Tuareg rebels and Islamists. Update by Caritas Internationalis.
Tags: conflict, sub-saharan Africa, Sahel, food crisis, West Africa | No comments
27 Mar 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
Back in February I had the opportunity to visit our program in Malindi with Mary Wachira, our Program Officer in the Nairobi office, Kenya. Over the last three years, Mary has been visiting the communities involved in the program regularly. "The fact that they can now afford a smile, this says everything,” Mary told me. By Siobhan Jordan, Caritas Australia Program Officer, Africa & Latin America.
Tags: community, Kenya, sub-saharan Africa, Poverty relief | No comments
26 Mar 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
Solar power is making an extraordinary difference in camps in Darfur, Sudan, by providing much needed water to those living there. By Hazel Williams from CAFOD (Caritas England and Wales).
Tags: sub-saharan Africa, water | No comments
30 Nov 2011 | Blog | Long-term Development
Did you know? Since the life-altering arrival of HIV/AIDS 30 years ago, 60 million people have been infected, 25 million have died and 14 million children from sub-Saharan Africa alone have been orphaned. This year approximately 2 million people will die and 2.7 million will contract HIV/AIDS.
Tags: HIV/AIDS, world aids day, sub-saharan Africa | No comments
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