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Caritas in Middle East & North Africa (MONA)

Members of Caritas in the Middle East and North Africa work primarily on emergency response, migration, education, development, women empowerment, youth and volunteering, human trafficking and peace building. Their humanitarian assistance programmes have grown following the turmoil of the Arab Spring and increased conflict in the region. Cooperation and inter-faith dialogue are priorities as is response to the threat of HIV/AIDS.

Other focuses for Caritas MONA include improving bilateral partnerships, investing in programmes for young people and creating more coherence around the issue of migration.

Caritas Updates from MONA

  • Winter highlights desperation of Syrians

Winter highlights desperation of Syrians

  • 21 January 2015
Snow and freezing temperatures in the Middle East have left millions of Syrians in even greater need without the means to protect themselves against the weather.
  • Refugees left out in cold in Middle East

Refugees left out in cold in Middle East

  • 14 January 2015
Syrians and Iraqis struggling to cope with war in their own countries or as refugees far from home are now facing freezing weather conditions as one of the worst winter storms in decades hits the Middle East.
  • Winter storm hits refugees in Middle East

Winter storm hits refugees in Middle East

  • 8 January 2015
A winter storm has blanketed much of the Middle East in snow, leaving refugees huddling for warmth in their makeshift tents. Caritas has run winterization programmes, providing fuel, warm clothes and bedding and making tents and accommodation more resistant to cold conditions.

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Caritas Middle East & North Africa Info

Address Rue Rouphaêl Abou Jaoudé,
Zalka,
Lebanon
Telephone +961 1 893 599
Fax +961 1 876 964
Email rhechaime@caritasmona.org
Website www.caritasmona.org