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7 Jul 2014 | Blog | Emergency Relief
"I cannot see a family in need and not open my arms and my heart to them. If I have nothing material to give them, I am still here and able to give them love. The most important thing is to share love.” - Sister Micheline
That’s the kind of thinking that has motivated Sister Micheline to open her arms and her heart to help care for Syrian children affected by the ongoing crisis in Syria.
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22 Jan 2014 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Caritas says the ‘Geneva II’ conference beginning in Switzerland today offers hope for an end to the fighting in Syria. The international meeting aims to find a political solution to the war, which has affected Syria’s entire population of 23 million people.
Enough is enough, the tragedy must end in Syria,” said Caritas Internationalis Secretary General Michel Roy.
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1 Nov 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Zahaya is a 21 year old Syrian woman who has fled to a refugee settlement in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Sitting in her tent in the camp, she talks about her family and life in Syria that was so recent - just a year or so ago - that might as well have been another lifetime.
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18 Sep 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Every day we hear more shocking news and heart-wrenching stories from Syria. But what is it like for those working to support Syria's refugees? Caritas Lebanon reports on just one day in the life of one of its social workers.
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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