Caritas launches an emergency appeal as thousands flee conflict in Myanmar. Around 100,000 people have been displaced in Kachin and northern Shan states. Caritas will provide water, food, health services and lodging to people wanting to return home.
Caritas directors from various parts of the world as well as the confederation’s secretary general Michel Roy will go on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land next week. They will be praying for an end to the cycle of violence.
Caritas Central African Republic President Archbishop Dieudonné Nzapalainga of Bangui says urgent humanitarian action is need in Yaloké where humanitarian conditions for people trapped by the conflict have become inhumane