When the guns started firing again in Juba on the 7th July it brought to an end the fragile ceasefire and forced the displacement of 34,000 people from around Juba. Many sought refuge in established UN camps or church compounds.
Caritas Niger says there have been several deadly attacks by Boko Haram militants recently, forcing thousands to flee their homes in Niger and neigbouring Nigeria.
I travelled to Rabat and went to Caritas. They gave me some clothes and medication and they paid for a place for me to live.
Elvine, 37, paid 6,000 Euro to people smugglers to make the tough journey through the desert from Cameroon to Libya, passing through Chad, Niger, Mali and Libya. She was heading for Tripoli where a family friend had offered to give her refuge.
Caritas youth was celebrated at World Youth Day 2016 with Cardinal Luis Tagle and young people from Caritas from across the world.
Caritas responds to the needs clearly expressed by the beneficiaries themselves. In the tent at the Mahama Refugee Camp, a “family reunion” is underway to exchange ideas on the project, their satisfaction, their needs, questions and ideas.