About Caritas InternationalisCaritas Internationalis is the global confederation of 165 Catholic organisations working on behalf of the poor. It is the arm through which the Church delivers its moral mission to help the most vulnerable and excluded people, whatever their religion or race.
November 6, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|5 November 2015|The Philippines are made up of around 7000 islands – which means that water is never far away. But finding fresh water for drinking and domestic use was a real struggle for many poor communities even before Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
By Caritas Internationalis|5 November 2015|Caritas launched one of its largest relief operations in recent years to help 1.8 million people in the immediate aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan with emergency aid and in the two years that followed.
October 29, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|29 October 2015|Caritas will provide immediate shelter and warm bedding to 1200 families in Pakistan who survived a deadly earthquake in the Hindu Kush region. The 7.7 magnitude quake affected rural areas in Afghanistan and Pakistan, damaging over 9000 houses. Caritas Pakistan is seeking international support to reach the victims in time with shelter and other aid to save their lives.
By Caritas Internationalis|28 October 2015|Caritas Internationalis is launching an emergency appeal to provide hot meals, better hygiene and winter clothes and shoes to refugees and migrants crossing Macedonia.
By Caritas Internationalis|26 October 2015|Bishops’ conferences from around the world have appealed for negotiating parties and heads of state to work towards a new international climate agreement.
By Caritas Internationalis|26 October 2015|Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia are struggling to cope with a record numbers of refugees arriving in their countries.
By Caritas Internationalis|23 October 2015|Hurricane Patricia has made landfall in south west Mexico, in what is said to be the strongest storm on record. Heavy damage appears to have been avoided, but there is still a risk of major floods and mudslides.
By Caritas Internationalis|23 October 2015|Six months ago, two devastating earthquakes hit Nepal, causing widespread destruction. Caritas Nepal, together with the global Caritas network, has been working tirelessly with families and communities as they recover and rebuild from this devastating event.
By Caritas Internationalis|21 October 2015|Caritas Jerusalem is deeply concerned by the escalation of violence and widespread loss of civilian life in the occupied Palestinian territory and in Israel. In a statement, Caritas Jerusalem condemned attacks against Palestinian and Israeli civilians.
By Caritas Internationalis|21 October 2015|Caritas Philippines is preparing to help 25,000 of the most vulnerable people affected by Typhoon Koppu, prioritising people who are in hard-to-reach areas.
By Caritas Internationalis|20 October 2015|Cardinal Luis Tagle says more must be done to help people on their journey through Europe as they flee conflict at home. The Caritas Internationalis chief visited a transit camp on the Greek border
By Caritas Internationalis|19 October 2015|Caritas is a mission, not a job. Nirmala Wijesinghe who runs a Caritas safe house in Beiruit is one of the many staff and volunteers around the world who illustrate this through their constant dedication and hard work.