Through a combination of awareness-raising programmes, radio outreach and training, Caritas Nepal is working to prevent human trafficking, unsafe migration and violence against women along some of Nepal's border areas.
Three years have passed since the massive earthquake and tsunami hit Tohoku area of Japan which destroyed and changed lives of so many people in Japan. More than seventeen thousand lives were taken away.
Lenten message from Cardinal Oscar Andrès Rodríguez Maradiaga SDB, President of Caritas Internationalis."Each of us can live more simply, consume less, waste less and be more conscious of our choices."
When Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in November, ten-year-old Honeyrea was taking shelter in a gymnasium on Leyte island, along with her family and other members of the community. It was an experience she will never forget.
Almost 21 million people are the victims of trafficking. The vast majority are from Asia and are women. Christian organisations supported by Caritas Internationalis are working together to combat trafficking.
In Palo, the diocesan driver told us how he huddled together with his family at the height of the storm as their roof was blown away and watched in fear as three big waves came in succession towards their village
Challenges abound: blocked and damaged roads; the airport in Tacloban has been reduced to a shell but crammed full of local flights airlines and the heavy-lift C130 defence aircraft from around the world.