Misinformation and violence spikes in PNG as COVID-19 outbreak continues
01 Jul 21
In the wake of the devastating outbreak of COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea, the majority of communities in remote areas still have extremely limited knowledge of the virus and how to prevent its spread.
Celebrating Rohingya refugee communities in Cox’s Bazar for World Refugee Day
20 Jun 21
This World Refugee Day, we’re celebrating the Rohingya refugees working together to improve living conditions and community safety in Cox’s Bazar, the largest refugee camp in the world.
What does World Environment Day mean in 2021?
04 Jun 21
Today is World Environment Day, the United Nations day for encouraging global awareness and action to protect our shared environment.
India struggles with combined impact of COVID-19 and extreme cyclones
28 May 21
In addition to the devastating loss of life from COVID-19, the country has been hit by two extreme cyclones in as many weeks.
Tackling Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Timor-Leste
21 May 21
Every day, Timorese women like Martina seek refuge from domestic violence.
Caritas Australia welcomes over $350,000 raised by Catholic Health Australia and its members to support PNG during COVID-19 crisis
06 May 21
We welcome the incredible $356,200 that Catholic Health Australia members have raised to fight COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Australia sends support to India as country struggles to contain massive second outbreak of COVID-19
28 Apr 21
India is struggling to control a massive surge in COVID-19 cases, with a death toll nearing 200,000, after another 2771 deaths were reported on Tuesday.
Fiji in lockdown after first community-based transmission of COVID-19 in twelve months
23 Apr 21
Fiji’s two largest cities are in lockdown after the first reported case of COVID-19 community transmission in 12 months.
Rither’s passion for our work in Tanzania
01 Apr 21
Rither Mallewo, Coordinator of the Tanzanian A+ Program in the Diocese of Mbulu Development Department (DMDD), speaks about the way that your support has enabled improved community development in Tanzania.
Ten years of conflict and displacement for millions of Syrians
31 Mar 21
On March 15 this year, the conflict in Syria turned 10 years old. The Syrian conflict has driven over 6.6 million Syrians to flee the country, and a further 6.7 million people to relocate due to conflict within the country.
45,000 homeless after fire in Rohingya refugee camp, Cox’s Bazar
25 Mar 21
On March 22, a massive fire swept through the Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, leaving approximately 45,000 people homeless.
Water is the drop of life | World Water Day 2021
22 Mar 21
On World Water Day, we celebrate water and raise awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. It is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis.
Wellbeing in Bangladesh: Halima’s story
17 Mar 21
Halima is raising two children in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, while caring for her mother who has a disability. Widowed at just 21, Halima fled violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State in 2017, arriving at the camp with nothing.
Improved health in Indonesia: Arsad’s story
10 Mar 21
Arsad, an Indonesian farmer, had no toilet in his home so he had to walk into the forest to the open defecation area, even at night or in the rain. Around 17 percent of Indonesia’s rural population practice open defecation, with many unaware that it contributes to spreading diseases.
Thriving in Tanzania: Oliva’s story
03 Mar 21
Oliva, a twenty-two-year-old woman living in Tanzania with her farmer husband, two young sons and an adopted niece and nephew, didn’t have the opportunity to go to school growing up.
Security in the Solomon Islands: Margret’s story
24 Feb 21
Margret, is a teacher at a vocational school for deaf students in the Solomon Islands. She was born deaf so she knows the challenges it poses to education and employment.
Hope in an unlikely place: Jamila's story
18 Feb 21
Jamila, a twenty-two-year old single mother, lives in the world’s largest refugee camp in in Bangladesh. A Rohingya woman, she fled the armed conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State to save herself, her elderly mother and eight-month-old baby daughter.