Other recent blog entries
29 Oct 2019 | Blog
With the recent invasion of Turkey into Northern Syria, Caritas Australia is reflecting on its work in the region after almost a decade of conflict. Since the escalation of violence in Syria in March 2011, 5 million Syrians have been displaced from the country and 6 million are internally displaced. With more than 13 million people in need of assistance, the conflict has caused untold suffering for Syrian men, women and children.
Tags: Lebanon, Jordan, conflict, Peacebuilding, Refugees | No comments
26 Jul 2019 | Blog
Through the Caritas Education Program (CEP), Caritas Australia, along with our partners Caritas Jordan, Catholic Relief Services are helping 2355 Syrian refugee children with access to education across eight local parish schools in seven areas of Jordan.
Tags: Refugees, education, Catholic Relief Services, Caritas Jordan | No comments
20 Jun 2019 | Blog
It has been described by the UNHCR as “one of the largest exoduses of refugees witnessed in recent decades.” Here’s are some essential facts about the Rohingya crisis.
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27 Nov 2018 | Blog
As Eleanor Trinchera arrived at Cox’s Bazaar in Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people are living in refugee camps, she was struck by the view before her.
Tags: Refugees, Rohingya, Blog | No comments
26 Oct 2017 | Blog | Refugees | Emergency Relief
More than 410,000 people have fled violence in Rakhine state in Myanmar, crossing into neighbouring Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh.
Tags: Refugees, Migration | No comments
27 Sep 2017 | Blog | Refugees | Share the Journey | Long-term Development
For men like Pahal Bhattrai, a former cow herder from Bhutan, the Caritas network has offered new hope and stability.
Tags: hope, Refugees, Bhutanese | No comments
13 Mar 2017 | Blog
Syrian children are now growing up and starting school in countries like Jordan and Lebanon, six years after the war began.
Tags: education, middle east, Refugees, Syria | No comments
19 Jun 2016 | Blog | Emergency Relief | Middle East
Caritas Australia has been deeply committed, in these five years, to supporting our sisters and brothers living in vulnerable circumstances in Syria, and as refugees in other countries.
Tags: Jordan, Lebanon, Syria Crisis Appeal, Syria, Refugees | No comments
14 Mar 2016 | Blog | Emergency Relief
For us at Caritas, the stories we hear from people living through the conflict often grip our hearts and compel us to keep delivering critical assistance to communities who keep longing for peace. Hear their stories and find out what you can do.
Tags: Refugees, Syria | No comments
10 Mar 2016 | Blog
“A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just,” said Pope Francis. Last year, he announced that 2016 would be the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Here are a few suggestions on how you can take up the Acts of Mercy.
Tags: Refugees, water, food, acts of mercy | No comments
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