17 Oct 23
In recent days the Israel government has launched hundreds of military air strikes across the Gaza Strip. Even before these attacks, 8 out of 10 people were reliant on international aid.
21 Nov 22
Our Advocacy Associate Director Dr Damian Spruce is in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt at the 27th United Nations Climate Talks to represent Caritas Oceania.
01 Aug 22
Right now, 49 million people are facing famine. Here in Australia, we’ve seen our own food prices skyrocket due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic, climate disasters and most recently, the conflict in Ukraine.
22 Apr 22
Celebrated on 22 April every year, Earth Day is an opportunity for communities around the world to demonstrate their support and commitment towards environmental protection and preservation.
22 Mar 22
Today marks World Water Day which is celebrated every year. A staggering 2.2 billion people currently live without access to safe and clean water and 40% of the world’s population is affected by water scarcity.
21 Feb 22
The Solomon Islands is currently facing its first COVID-19 outbreak during this pandemic, with nearly 6,000 cases recorded and the hospital system on the brink of collapse.
01 Feb 22
Despite Bangladesh’s economic growth over the past decade, inequality in the country continues to impact the most marginalised groups, particularly women, children and indigenous people.
21 Dec 21
Typhoon Rai has brought torrential rain, wind gusts over 200 km/h, flash floods, landslides and extensive damage to homes and livelihoods in the Philippines.
14 Dec 21
On 13 December, Caritas Internationalis launched its new global campaign “Together We - Act today for a better tomorrow”, during a conference held in Rome at the Pontifical Urbaniana University.
03 Dec 21
On International Day of People with Disability (3rd December), we celebrate the resilience of people who are striving to overcome these barriers to inclusion.
04 Nov 21
Through your support, vulnerable communities in Cambodia and the rest of the world can learn about disaster risk management and be better prepared to deal with the ongoing effects of environmental changes.
13 Oct 21
COVID-19 has significantly affected Indonesia's economy over the past few months. The surge of the highly contagious Delta variant has resulted in a second wave of the virus for the South East Nation.
05 Oct 21
More than 216 million people could become internally displaced by 2050 unless the world acts now, according to the World Bank’s latest Groundswell report.
24 Sep 21
On World Day of Migrants and Refugees on 26 September, we were called on to remember those displaced by conflict and persecution around the world - and to consider how we can offer practical support to our neighbours around the world.
23 Sep 21
The Philippines is experiencing a devastating surge in COVID-19 cases, as the country battles its fourth wave of the pandemic.
19 Aug 21
Afghanistan is facing an unfolding humanitarian crisis, giving a tragic relevance to this year’s World Humanitarian Day.
17 Aug 21
Around the world, millions of women and girls continue to live in poverty, facing the challenges of gender inequality and discrimination, with poor or limited access to health care and education. But you can help change that.
03 Aug 21
Q & A with Emma Dawson, Pacific Program Manager, Caritas Australia. In the first year of the pandemic, the Pacific was quite lucky in that most countries almost went a year without any COVID-19 cases. In 2021, we’ve seen really concerning rises in the number of confirmed cases, particularly in Papua New Guinea and Fiji. This has had a big impact on their flailing health systems, poverty levels and their economies, and we have also been seeing a rise in cases of gender-based violence.
01 Aug 21
Indonesia has recorded its highest daily death toll from Covid-19, amid a second serious outbreak of COVID-19. As it continues to battle the spread of the virulent Delta variant, with your support, we’re working on the ground to help the most vulnerable, marginalized communities.
30 Jul 21
World faces most significant increase in hunger in decades
A report released by the UN this month shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to the most significant increase in world hunger in decades, with global hunger increasing last year by 18 per cent compared to the year before.
28 Jul 21
Women for the World brings Australians together to support vulnerable woman and girls around the world. It’s an initiative that crosses borders, connects communities and creates lasting change.