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6 Jun 2020 | Blog
Caritas Australia’s 2019 Women for the World speaker on life in lockdown in India.
Mungreiphy Shimray, or Shimray, as she is often called, says her Caritas India team has been besieged with calls for help from all over the country in recent months.
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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.
Tags: community development, health, sanitation, India | No comments
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.
Tags: India, flooding, Cambodia, Philippines, Vietnam | No comments
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