Caritas thinks ahead, helping local communities alongside displaced ones to prevent conflict beginning between the two. Caritas provides skills training, education and housing – helping people get back home together, back to working and learning.
Rebecca Mulvah is happy to be back home in her village of Balakatala. Rebecca, 34, fled to camp out in the bush, when rumors that her village would be burned by people from a neighbouring one filled her with terror. Her village had Ebola.
In early March, Liberia was counting down to being declared Ebola-free. There had been no new cases for a week - the first time this had happened since May 2014 – and the last survivor was discharged from hospital in Monrovia.
Caritas aid missions are reporting that villages in remote areas of Nepal have been utterly devastated by the earthquake. Villages close to the epicentre are 60 percent destroyed with people in urgent need of shelter.