East Africa and the Horn of Africa are confronting a humanitarian crisis that may worsen in 2018. Armed conflict and severe drought are causing extreme levels of hunger. Up to 35 million people are in need of urgent food assistance across the region.
Pope Francis will launch Caritas Internationalis’ global campaign on migration - ‘Share the Journey’ on Wednesday 27th September 2017 – 12.30 PM.
East Africa faces a massive humanitarian crisis. It threatens the lives and livelihoods of millions of people. Severe drought and violent conflict fuel food insecurity. Caritas is striving to respond to enormous challenges across the region. Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan are suffering from severe drought. Areas such as central and southern Somalia ...
Italy is opening a humanitarian corridor for refugees from Eritrea, South Sudan and Somalia with the support of Caritas.
Caritas is appealing for funds help build farmers’ and communties’ resilience to drought in response to food shortages in Ethiopia.
Without the leadership of Europe and other industrialised countries, strategies to mitigate climate change will not be successful.
Massive food shortages, leaving millions of people hungry, and environmental degradation were two of the issues discussed during Ethiopia Catholic Church Partners’ annual coordination meeting was held on November 5-6, 2015 in Addis Ababa.