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1 Oct 2015 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Bal Bahadur Budhathoki is 96 years old and has experienced two of the biggest earthquakes in the history of Nepal. Caritas Nepal staff met him during a visit to Thokarpa, where he animatedly shared his memories of the 1934 earthquake with us.
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30 Sep 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
The crisis in Syria has had devastating effects on the Syrian people. Hundreds of thousands of children, women and men are in need of urgent humanitarian aid. But one group of people are often forgotten in these crisis situations – the elderly.
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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