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10 Oct 2016 | Media release | Food | Environment | Human rights
The ‘Hungry for Justice, Thirsty for Change - State of the Environment for Oceania’ report documents the experiences of Pacific Islanders who are struggling with the impacts of climate change.… Continue reading
20 Oct 2016 | Emergencies | Middle East | Emergency Relief
Local Caritas agencies in Iraq are responding to the recent Mosul crisis with emergency assistance.
20 Oct 2016 | Emergencies | Emergency Relief
Local Caritas staff and partners are responding with emergency assistance in the Philippines, as the country prepares for impact as a result of Super Typhoon Haima.
6 Oct 2016 | Focus | Emergency Relief
Local Caritas staff, partners and volunteers, part of the Caritas international network are responding with emergency assistance, in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.
30 Sep 2016 | Media release | Emergency Relief
Caritas Australia is responding to Zimbabwe’s food crisis, with an emergency relief program. The crisis has left up to 4.5 million people without enough to eat.
28 Sep 2016 | Media release
Caritas Australia, the Catholic Church’s international aid and development agency has welcomed a new Manager of Community Engagement, Father George Sigamony.
29 Aug 2016 | Media release
Caritas Australia has taken a major step forward in its continuing quest to engage young adults by recently hosting an inaugural Global Justice Workshop.
25 Aug 2016 | Focus | Emergency Relief
Local Caritas networks have responded to provide emergency assistance to communities affected by the earthquake that struck central Italy on 24 August 2016.
18 Aug 2016 | Emergency Relief | Emergencies | Long-term Development
The Foreign Minister addresses students, as well as representatives of the Australian humanitarian community, to outline Australia’s humanitarian commitments in the future.
18 Aug 2016 | Emergencies | Emergency Relief
Caritas Australia will provide funding to Bangladesh and India in the aftermath of the recent floods that have occurred in the South Asia countries.
26 Jul 2016 | Media release
Caritas Australia has welcomed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s announcement of a Royal Commission, to investigate the evidence presented in last night’s Four Corners program about juvenile detention in the Northern Territory.
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