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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18 Sep 2018 | Blog
“Yolanda and Emerita share their fears after the Typhoon Mangkhut devastated their homes and crops."
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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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10 Jan 2018 | Blog | Indigenous peoples | Long-term Development
Caritas Australia is empowering Manide Filipino community to create a better future for themselves.
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28 Dec 2017 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Caritas Australia has responded to the call of Caritas Philippines (NASSA), to assist 3,000 families (approximately 15,000 individuals) by supporting programs to provide emergency food and hygiene packs.
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24 Dec 2017 | Blog | Emergencies
Caritas Philippines (NASSA) is coordinating and closely monitoring needs assessment and urgent relief across various Philippines Dioceses, through it's Emergency Operations Center.
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19 Sep 2016 | Blog | Long-term Development
The Faithful Companions of Jesus (FCJ) Learning and Development Centre, supported by Caritas Australia, is helping people like Gina from the Philippines live dignified lives.
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8 Aug 2016 | Blog | Indigenous peoples | Long-term Development
This International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Caritas Australia looks at the how indigenous communities in The Philippines are benefitting from a program implemented by our local partner, SPACFI.
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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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