Vaccines are to be considered as common property of humanity and must be made available for all with equity, justice and as a human right.
Caritas Internationalis Secretary General, Aloysius John, urges the international community to put the respect for human rights and human dignity at the heart of the recovery from the pandemic.
After the 4th August explosions in Beirut’s port area, Caritas Lebanon’s help was crucial to support the population in a country wracked by devastating economic and political crises and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Caritas Internationalis expresses alarm over the impact of the escalating violence in Myanmar on the already fragile humanitarian situation and asks to secure safe humanitarian access to deliver life-saving assistance.
For a city of just over 2.1 million inhabitants, the toll of 2,195 deaths in Manaus from COVID-19 in little more than a month, since the beginning of January, is very heavy. Caritas Brazil has launched a campaign for the immediate purchase of oxygen cylinders
Caritas confederation urges decision makers and the United Nations to call for a Security Council meeting to address access to vaccines as a global security problem and to undertake debt remission of the poorest countries
As many as 3,000 migrants are struggling to survive in appalling and freezing conditions in northern Bosnia and Herzegovina and are in desperate need of adequate shelter, warm clothes, nutritious food and medical assistance.
Caritas says safe and dignified living conditions are a priority for people made homeless by a recent earthquake in Croatia