Other recent blog entries
4 Oct 2018 | Blog
In recent months, we have witnessed disasters devastating people’s lives in the form of an Earthquake and Tsunami in Sulawesi, Indonesia; Typhoon Mangkhut hitting the Philippines and unusually high rains in Kerala, India.
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26 Jul 2016 | Blog | Long-term Development
The issue of open defecation is a serous one in India and Caritas Australia has been working through our local partners in the State of Chhattisgarh to change this.
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27 Jun 2016 | Blog | Long-term Development
Recent award-wnner and Caritas Australia's Kylie Supramaniam reflects on our work in two Indian states.
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16 Oct 2011 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Monsoon rains and typhoons have inundated large areas of Asia, particularly in the Philippines, Cambodia, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Thousands of people have fled their homes; others are living on roofs. Caritas teams are distributing aid and helping families recover when their homes are damaged and their crops swept away.
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20 Sep 2011 | Blog | Asia | Emergency Relief
A strong earthquake shook areas of India, Nepal and Bangladesh on Sunday night, 18 September. The epicentre of the 6.8-magnitude quake is in Sikkim, India, an area not far from the border with Nepal.
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1 Aug 2010 | Blog | Long-term Development
When Danielle Atkins, Caritas Australia’s Program Coordinator for South Asia, revisited Caritas’ agricultural projects in India this year she expected to see signs of change – improved farming infrastructure, greater access to water, and heartier crops. What she found though was something far more profound. Erin Jardine explains.
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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