Other recent blog entries
7 Aug 2019 | Blog
As of December 2018, the Syrian Conflict has displaced over five million individuals, with an estimated 1.5 million having been displaced into Lebanon. Over the last two years, the Caritas Protection Program in Lebanon has become a critical initiative towards meeting the protection needs of 900 women and children displaced by the violence.
Tags: women, Lebanon, Syria | 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
29 Jan 2015 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Last October, Suzy McIntyre travelled to Lebanon to visit Syrian refugees who have been facing a number of struggles after being displaced by the 4 year war. Now, these same refugees face another challenge – freezing weather conditions.
Tags: Syria, Lebanon, winter, Refugees | No comments
19 Dec 2014 | Blog | Emergency Relief
A creative program in Lebanon and Syria delivered by the Caritas network in partnership with No Strings International, is using puppets and film to build hope and turn the lives of children around.
Tags: Syria, Lebanon, trauma, Refugees | No comments
18 Sep 2014 | Blog | Emergency Relief
We are confronted with the greatest crisis the world has faced since the Second World War. Every minute, four children inside Syria are forced to flee their homes. Extremists in Iraq and eastern Syria are carrying out widespread ethnic and religious cleansing in the large areas under their control. How do we confront such evil?
Tags: Syria, Cardinal Rodriguez, caritas internationalis, middle east | No comments
13 Aug 2014 | Blog | Middle East | Supporter action | Emergency Relief
With reports of dreadful violence in the Middle East, Caritas Australia is praying for peace in this troubled region. Join us as we pray for families who have lost loved ones, and those who will bear the scars of the fighting long after it is over.
Tags: Iraq, Peace, Gaza, Prayer, Syria | No comments
29 May 2014 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Two-year-old Nour rests in a hospital ward in Amman, Jordan. With the help of Caritas Australia and the Australian Government, he is receiving treatment for his bronchitis.
Tags: Syria Crisis Appeal, Syria | No comments
17 Oct 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Last week Princess Alia of Jordan accompanied our network partner Caritas Jordan to visit vulnerable families in host communities who have found daily life more difficult as they deal with the influx of refugees from the Syrian crisis.
Tags: Jordan, host communities, Caritas Jordan, Syria | 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.”
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