Other recent blog entries
19 Nov 2019 | Blog
The Caritas network is on the ground providing emergency relief and support in the aftermath of Cyclone Bulbul, which made landfall in West Bengal on November 9th, causing significant damage.
Tags: humanitarian crisis, emergency aid, West Bengal, natural disaster, Cyclone | No comments
14 Nov 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
An International Caritas Humanitarian Team is in the worst hit areas of Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda). The team have linked up with local parishes and Caritas staff in Tacloban and Ormoc.
Tags: typhoon haiyan, Tacloban, emergency aid, Emergency relief | No comments
9 Jul 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Thousands of people have been displaced by eruptions of the Rokatenda volcano near Maumere in Indonesia. Although these volcanic eruptions have largely not made mainstream media, our Caritas network is still on the ground helping communities affected by this disaster.
Tags: Rokatenda, emergency aid, volunteers, volcanic eruption | No comments
28 Jun 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Over ten days ago, torrential rainfall hit north India causing widespread damage. Caritas India has been conducting assessments of the situation and providing emergency humanitarian support to affected communities.
Tags: Uttarakhand state, landslides, emergency aid, floods | No comments
1 May 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Many workers around the world are having a welcomed day off tomorrow to mark “International Workers Day”. But in Bangladesh rescuers will continue to sift through the rubble of the clothing factory which collapsed in Savar last week.
Tags: International Workers Day, workers, factory, emergency aid | No comments
8 Aug 2012 | Blog | Emergency Relief
In Lebanon and Jordan, Caritas is helping thousands of refugees who have fled Syria. Laura Sheahen from Caritas Internationalis describes four days of visits to Caritas centres where refugees receive food, medical care, and more.
Tags: humanitarian aid, caritas internationalis, conflict, emergency aid, Refuge | No comments
23 Jul 2012 | Blog | Emergency Relief
As violence in Syria worsens, Caritas continues to aid refugees as they stream into the neighbouring countries of Jordan and Lebanon.
Tags: Lebanon, humanitarian aid, conflict, Jordan, emergency aid | No comments
16 May 2012 | Blog | Emergency Relief | Africa
With nine nations and 15 million people in danger across West Africa, Caritas Australia would like to introduce you to Ben Safari, an Australian based expert in food security.
Tags: emergency aid, food security, Sahel, food crisis, West Africa | No comments
18 Dec 2011 | Blog | Emergency Relief
On the evening of Friday 16 December, Typhoon Washi hit land in the eastern province of Agusan del Sur and northern Mindanao (the second largest and easternmost island in the Philippines).
Tags: Typhoon Washi, Philippines, emergency aid, donate online | No comments
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