Emergencies

CARITAS UKRAINE </br> URGES NOT TO FORGET </br> THE SUFFERING OF THE UKRAINIAN PEOPLE

CARITAS UKRAINE
URGES NOT TO FORGET
THE SUFFERING OF THE UKRAINIAN PEOPLE

In the last months, with the build-up of Russian troops on the border of Ukraine, the press has been reporting on the immediate threat of a potential military attack. “We have all witnessed high-level meetings between officials in attempts to de-escalate the situation and return to a path of diplomacy,” Tetiana Stawnychy, President of Caritas ...

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CARITAS UKRAINE </br> URGES NOT TO FORGET </br> THE SUFFERING OF THE UKRAINIAN PEOPLE

CARITAS UKRAINE
URGES NOT TO FORGET
THE SUFFERING OF THE UKRAINIAN PEOPLE

In the last months, with the build-up of Russian troops on the border of Ukraine, the press has been reporting on the immediate threat of a potential military attack. “We have all witnessed high-level meetings between officials in attempts to de-escalate the situation and return to a path of diplomacy,” Tetiana Stawnychy, President of Caritas ...

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Caritas Internationalis calls for urgent humanitarian action in Afghanistan to end the suffering of the population

Caritas Internationalis calls for urgent humanitarian action in Afghanistan to end the suffering of the population

Afghanistan is undergoing the worst humanitarian crisis of our days. Two decades of protracted war and violence, the impact of climate change and the effect of Covid-19 compounded by today’s political turmoil and chaos has rendered the Afghan population into one of the worst humanitarian situations leading to a major humanitarian crisis. Today, millions of ...

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COP26, Caritas Internationalis calls on political leaders to adopt pro-poor climate policies

COP26, Caritas Internationalis calls on political leaders to adopt pro-poor climate policies

On the occasion of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, opening today, 31 October, in Glasgow, Caritas Internationalis asks governments to adopt policies that ensure environmental care and social justice. The Confederation’s 162 Caritas members – some of whom will be present at COP26 – operate around the world and are at the forefront ...

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Caritas Internationalis to G20 leaders: “It is time to honour promises and accelerate the global response”

Caritas Internationalis to G20 leaders: “It is time to honour promises and accelerate the global response”

On the occasion of the G20 Summit, scheduled for 30th and 31st October in Rome, Caritas Internationalis is calling to accelerate global responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not enough has been done until now, and a stronger political will is yet needed. Caritas Internationalis Secretary General Aloysius John reaffirms that “turning promises made on vaccines ...

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Earthquake in Haiti: Caritas has supported the population from the very beginning

Earthquake in Haiti: Caritas has supported the population from the very beginning

INSECURITY IN THE COUNTRY IS FURTHER COMPLICATING EMERGENCY OPERATIONS. After the dramatic earthquake that hit the country yesterday, 14/08/2021, at 8.30 am local time, Caritas Haiti has already mobilised its teams to reach the most affected areas, which are the departments of Grande-Anse (Diocese of Jérémie), Sud (Diocese of Les Cayes) and Nippes (Diocese of ...

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Caritas South Sudan on the tenth anniversary of the country’s independence: “Today more than ever, our country needs the international community”

Caritas South Sudan on the tenth anniversary of the country’s independence: “Today more than ever, our country needs the international community”

The 10th anniversary of independence could be a starting point for a new South Sudan moving towards political stability, ensuring integral human development through community-based development activities put in place by civil society organisations.

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