Caritas is working at the heart of humanitarian and peacebuilding initiatives in Central African Republic, directly bringing aid to over 50,000 people.
“We had lost everything” Isabel Joao’s family lost everything after Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique on March 15. “We were all at home when the cyclone struck,” she says. “It was very frightening. We were inside our house and huddled together. The two youngest children were screaming and crying.” “The next day we saw our house ...
Some 843 people were killed by Cyclone Idai. Hundreds of thousands of people are displaced and in need of food, water and shelter. Caritas Mozambique and its global partners are providing support to affected families.
Caritas Mozambique is importing 1,500 tarps that will go to Beira as soon as possible. Officials say 90 percent of Beira has been destroyed, a port city of half a million people.
Caritas warns that 90% of households in Venezuela have a poor diet. Damage caused by chronic malnutrition is irreversible for thousands of children.
More than 87,000 survivors of the devastating earthquake and tsunami are living in evacuation centres or informal camps, with many more staying with relatives or friends.