24 Dec 21
Lebanon is currently facing its biggest humanitarian crisis yet. The financial situation in the Middle Eastern nation has been unfolding for more than two years and has progressively worsened.
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.
30 Nov 21
Thousands of displaced families in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) remain in need of urgent humanitarian support following a volcanic eruption in May this year.
29 Nov 21
Protests have broken out in Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands, prompting aid workers to raise concerns about the impacts of the unrest on access to food and livelihoods.
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.
25 Oct 21
A new report released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has revealed disadvantaged tribal and caste communities make up more than 80 per cent of people living in poverty.
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.
07 Sep 21
Lebanon has reached boiling point due to an enduring a series of crises that have been escalating over the past 18 months. Today, the population faces a dire humanitarian crisis, with the country rapidly running out of power, water, fuel, medicine and food.
03 Sep 21
The situation in Afghanistan continues to deteriorate, with decades of political and civil unrest, drought and economic instability leaving a devastating toll on a country that now faces even more uncertainty.
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.
16 Aug 21
An increasing number of communities throughout Australia are set to reap the reward of a partnership that’s been struck between Caritas Australia and the Aboriginal Carbon Foundation.
15 Aug 21
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the south of Haiti on Saturday August 14, causing widespread destruction, reducing buildings to rubble and causing at least 300 deaths.
11 Aug 21
A message from the field, following weeks of floods, which have hit Bangladesh's Cox's refugee camps hard.
Inmanuel Chayan Biswas, Head of Operations, Emergency Response program for Caritas Bangladesh, says thousands of Rohingya refugees have been displaced, their shelters damaged and food is now in short supply.
05 Aug 21
A year ago, a tragic explosion in Beirut killed over 200 people, injured more than 7,500 and left about 300,000 homeless. The blast occurred at a time when the Lebanese economy was in freefall and COVID-19 was sweeping across the nation.
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.