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.
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.
The floods of 2015 will go down in Myanmar’s history as the worst for decades. Government records actually suggest they’ve not been this bad for a century. Over one million people are seriously affected.
As heavy rains hit Pakistan, we hear the story of Lucia Bibi, who was buried alive with her children after the thatched roof of her house collapsed during a heavy downpour. Find out how Caritas is helping.
For the past few weeks a team of Caritas Nepal and partner has hiked mountainous terrain, witnessed landslides and lived in tents, in order to reach the most remote communities in Gorkha, the epicentre of the 25 April earthquake in Nepal.