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7 Sep 2017 | Blog | Disability | Long-term Development | Women
Hong’s work as a fisherwoman makes her stand out in her community in Central Vietnam.
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1 Dec 2016 | Blog | Long-term Development | Disability
Caritas Australia’s project for People with Disabilities in Vietnam is giving hope and empowering people to pursue new opportunities.
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1 Dec 2011 | Blog | Long-term Development
Tomorrow, Saturday 3 December, is the UN recognised International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The theme for 2011 is: Together for a better world for all: including persons with disabilities in development.
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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.
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9 Oct 2011 | Blog
Monday 10 October is World Mental Health Day. Supported by the United Nations (UN), this annual event is held to raise public awareness about mental health issues worldwide.
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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