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Caritas’ news and feature stories and blogs by its staff and supporters can be found here. Find out more about Caritas’ work around the world, the crises it confronts and the longer-term development it supports. You will also find stories here about the issues Caritas feels most strongly about and the wrongs it is seeking to right through its campaigning and advocacy work.

Children face hunger crisis in Venezuela as malnutrition soars
Hunger hits cattle herders in Somaliland
UN conference must put people first
Cholera and famine strike Somalia and South Sudan
Indigenous speaking out against human rights abuses
Life improves for Burundian refugees in Rwanda
Millions face hunger due to conflict in Africa’s Chad Basin
Cardinal Tagle suggests “meet a migrant” and spread the Easter spirit
Caritas supports victims of deadly Mocoa landslide, Colombia
Death toll rises as floods continue in Peru
Syria conference must invest in future for refugees
Caritas remembers its patron saint Blessed Oscar Romero
Caritas distributing aid in flood affected areas in Peru
“South Sudan is collapsing.” Urgent aid needed to fight mass starvation
“Our people are witnessing mass starvation.” South Sudanese bishop in Rome to highlight famine
Cholera and hunger threaten Somalia
Pope Francis’ seven suggestions to help child migrants
Caritas calls for action on the plight of solo refugee and migrant children.
South Sudan famine: I write with tears in my eyes
South Sudan bishops: “This famine is man-made”
Urgent food aid needed as famine strikes South Sudan
Life inside a refugee reception centre in Croatia
How young migrants fall into the hands of traffickers
More violence in Eastern Ukraine, thousands are without water and power
An invitation to pray for the victims of human trafficking
Caritas helps vulnerable people suffering from cold winter
Caritas supports humanitarian corridor for Horn of Africa refugees
More help needed for refugees in Serbia
Frozen Europe increases risks for migrants
No water in Damascus hitting hard