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27 Dec 2018
Four days after a tsunami, described by locals as a ‘wall of water,’ rolled over the community of the Sunda Strait in Western Indonesia, the Caritas international network, part of one of the largest humanitarian networks in the world, is on the ground responding with emergency assistance.… Continue reading
3 Sep 2018 | Women | Long-term Development
"Women are the backbone of their families, workplaces and communities."
17 May 2018 | Emergencies | Long-term Development
Caritas Australia is working with Caritas Nepal to build earthquake and disaster resistant houses to equip communities against future risks.
14 Mar 2018 | Long-term Development | Refugees | Peace and conflict
The war in Syria is now the largest displacement crisis in the world since World War II.
13 Nov 2017 | Media release | Long-term Development
Former Rabbitohs coach, Michael Maguire, has recently returned from an epic trip with Caritas Australia to Zimbabwe.
17 May 2017 | Long-term Development | Women
With the 2017 events now underway, you can now watch the official film, featuring Sister Len from Cambodia's 'Seedling of Hope' program.
11 May 2017 | Media release | Long-term Development
Women for the World Canberra will be hosted by ABC Canberra radio reporter Louise Maher.
18 Aug 2016 | Emergency Relief | Emergencies | Long-term Development
The Foreign Minister addresses students, as well as representatives of the Australian humanitarian community, to outline Australia’s humanitarian commitments in the future.
16 Aug 2015 | Media release | Long-term Development
The Australian Government’s new target to reduce carbon pollution will be too little too late for many of the global poor, including our Pacific neighbours.
8 Jul 2015 | Media release | Long-term Development
Aboriginal Carbon Fund, one of Caritas Australia’s partners, is working to increase the sustainable development of Aboriginal lands. It has attracted significant support in Australia.
25 Jun 2015 | Media release | Long-term Development
“Our homes are under threat from landslides and cyclones,” says Martina. Every year Solomon Islanders’ safety is under threat during the six-month cyclone season.
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
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