Philippines

Caritas Philippines calls on individuals, the Church and the global community to work together on the root causes of climate change

Caritas Philippines calls on individuals, the Church and the global community to work together on the root causes of climate change

Caritas Philippines has adopted a multi-faceted approach to protect communities in the face of increasingly aggressive climate events. Advocating for change regarding mining, quarrying and illegal logging is a key part of their work to reduce the impact of extreme weather on their country.

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Caritas response to COVID-19 across the world

Caritas response to COVID-19 across the world

Caritas believes that no one should be left behind and our national organisations in affected countries are ramping up efforts to raise awareness and provide assstance to those in need.

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Caritas globally on the frontline against COVID-19

Caritas globally on the frontline against COVID-19

Action, awareness and advocacy, without forgetting prayer. These are the guidelines of the work of Caritas, today at the forefront worldwide to respond to COVID-19 pandemic.

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Appeal launched for Philippines Typhoon survivors

Appeal launched for Philippines Typhoon survivors

Jessie cannot help but stare at the wreckage of his house. It was destroyed by super typhoon Mangkhut, which tore through the Philippines earlier this month. Over 1.5 million people were affected. “It felt really bad that I need to clear debris from the remains of our house,” said the 50-year-old construction worker from Baguio ...

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Philippines Typhoon causes major damage

Philippines Typhoon causes major damage

A deadly Philippines typhoon that crossed the country on 14-15 September has caused extensive damage and disruption. Typhoon Mangkhut (locally named Ompong) affected more that 270,000 people in 30 provinces as the storm damaged houses, crops and livelihoods. Roads and bridges are blocked by landslides and the electricity supply is down. 138,000 people were forced ...

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