“I was on my knees fixing IV drips to people’s arms as they lay on the ground,” said Abdi Tari Ali, who works for Caritas organisation Trócaire in Somalia. “I have treated cholera before, but I have never seen anything like this in terms of volume of sick people and lack of facilities.” Abdi Tari ...
Parts of South Sudan face famine due to an ongoing civil war, collapse of law and order and drought. William Okot de Toby is the managing director of a diocesan Caritas, Caritas Torit, in the south-eastern part of the country. He answered our questions.
Famine declared in South Sudan with 275,000 children severely malnourished and more than 5 million people urgently in need of food and agricultural assistance.
Caritas fears for a humanitarian emergency in eastern Ukraine following an upsurge in fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists.
Caritas in Serbia is helping vulnerable families by procuring firewood and stoves or paying their electric bills.