Emergencies in Pakistan

Photo gallery: Life in Pakistan’s flood zone

Poor communities are still in need of aid three months after floods devastated Pakistan’s Sindh province. Caritas Pakistan, Catholic Relief Services (CRS is a US Caritas member) and Trócaire (Caritas Ireland) are providing shelter, food, seeds and tools to families who have lost everything. Photographer Asad Zaidi travelled to Sindh with Caritas Pakistan to see people affected ...

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Caritas responds to massive flooding in Asia

Monsoon rains and typhoons have inundated large areas of Asia, particularly in the Philippines, Cambodia, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Thousands of people have fled their homes; others are living on roofs. Caritas teams are distributing aid and helping families recover when their homes are damaged and their crops swept away. Caritas Philippines (locally called NASSA) is ...

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Floods return to Pakistan

Floods return to Pakistan

Caritas is supporting families caught in devastating floods in Pakistan in Sindh and northern Punjab. Heavy monsoon rains in August and September have caused flooding that has affected 5.3 million people Caritas Internationalis Secretary General Michel Roy on a visit to Pakistan said, “There is an urgent need to help the millions of people affected ...

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Flood Anniversary and the role of Caritas Pakistan

Flood Anniversary and the role of Caritas Pakistan

Amjad Gulzar, National Executive Secretary of Caritas Pakistan The first flood anniversary brings back many memories; both happy and sad. We supported the victims in times of pain and suffering but there were many whom we could not reach in time. Caritas Pakistan, helped generously through its international partners and played vital role of bringing ...

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