Name of Emergency

Your support is urgently needed as (place) reels from a (emergency), (additional context).


Context for the emergency - location, when it happened, what happened. 

Initial numbers - death toll, injuries, missing

Nature of damage - flood/earthquake/fire/etc

Our partners are responding to urgent basic needs and providing cash assistance to families. The immediate response includes:


Our partners are monitoring the situation and assessing the immediate needs of communities affected by this crisis. Responses may include:

Emergency Shelter

Access to Clean Water

Food and Other Essentials

Medical Supplies

People surveying the damage from the earthquake that struck the Herat province, Afghanistan. Photo: CRS

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I would like to give

can provide families with emergency packs, containing household essentials

Other amount

Can provide warm blankets to families living in a refugee camp

Donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible

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Humanitarian Emergencies, Caritas Australia

Where does my donation go?

The funds raised through this appeal will be used to provide immediate and longer-term humanitarian assistance to communities affected by the (emergency)

If any excess funds remain after a crisis, or if there are changes in circumstances beyond our control that limit our ability to use the funds, they are kept in the Emergency Response Appeal so that we can respond to ongoing development needs and future crises across all our regions.

As a member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), Caritas Australia is committed and fully adhere to the ACFID Code of Conduct, conducting our work with transparency, accountability and integrity. Find out more about ACFID Code of Conduct for Emergency Appeals.

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