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Caritas Australia calls for famine package to prevent catastrophe in hunger hotspots

21 Mar 23

Caritas Australia is calling on the Australian Government to urgently prevent catastrophe in the worst-affected hunger hotspots in the Horn of Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Afghanistan and Syria. 

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Project Compassion supports Indigenous ‘Young Mums and Bubs’ group

15 Mar 23

Baabayn Aboriginal Corporation’s Young Mums and Bubs Group, supported by Caritas Australia, supports young women in the community with practical support like housing and helps mentor the next generation of young people.

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Project Compassion helps Priscilla beat drought

09 Mar 23

Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion campaign introduces us this week to Priscilla from Zimbabwe, who is using her conservation farming skills to grow drought-resistant crops and farm poultry to support her family during the current food crisis. 

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Caritas Australia helps Vietnamese farmer learn new skills

01 Mar 23

When Thu was only 12 years old, he lost his leg after accidentally stepping on an unexploded land mine from the Vietnam War.

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A storm is brewing over the Pacific region as climate and debt crises collide

08 Mar 23

Caritas Oceania President, Cardinal Mafi, shares the story of his island home Tonga, and how it is has been impacted by climate change. 

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I’ve been an NGO worker for more than 25 years. The Africa hunger crisis is the worst I’ve ever seen.

09 Jan 23

CEO Kirsty Robertson tells the story of our partners facing serious drought and hunger in the Horn of Africa. 

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Charity should not end at Australia's coastline

20 Dec 22

CEO Kirsty Robertson and Reverend Tim Costello urge Australian Government to remember global poor as part of Help Fight Famine campaign.

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Why we need a special day to see the poor

10 Nov 22

Michael McGirr, Caritas Australia's Mission Facilitator, shares a reflection on World Day of the Poor.

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