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4 Oct 2018 | Blog
In recent months, we have witnessed disasters devastating people’s lives in the form of an Earthquake and Tsunami in Sulawesi, Indonesia; Typhoon Mangkhut hitting the Philippines and unusually high rains in Kerala, India.
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17 Aug 2018 | Blog | Emergency Relief | Emergencies
The recent floods have also left an estimated 150,000 people displaced.
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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.
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15 Aug 2012 | Blog | Emergency Relief
We're proud to hear from our partners, that despite the magnitude of this environmental disaster, Caritas Manila has gone green in their emergency response. They are making a ground-breaking effort protecting the environment, as they deliver emergency aid and prepare to rebuild their communities.
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10 Aug 2012 | Blog | Emergency Relief
On Monday August 6, a series of Philippines’ cities were placed on red alert as a Typhoon Saola fuelled a southwest monsoon causing incessant rains across the region. We hear from Caritas Australia’s own Kath Rosic, Program Coordinator Indonesia & Philippines.
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30 Oct 2011 | Blog | Emergency Relief
For weeks, Caritas has been helping families impacted by floods in Thailand. Now the floodwaters have arrived in the country’s capital. Father Bonnie Mendes, Regional Coordinator for Caritas Asia, is in Bangkok and reports on the situation:
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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