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7 May 2019 | Blog | Our Common Home | A Just Climate
Tropical Cyclone Fani made landfall on May 4, with wind speeds of up to 175 kilometres per hour. Early warnings have ensured around 1.6 million people have taken shelter in cyclone-safe accommodation.
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16 Sep 2018 | Blog
Farmland, roads, bridges and electricity have all been damaged by Typhoon Mangkhut. In the Philippines, Caritas is already responding to the families in need.
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14 Sep 2018 | Blog
Massive waves, heavy rains, flash floods and landslides are expected. Caritas' network is deploying rapid assessment teams to respond to this impending emergency.
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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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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe