Six months on from the Super Storm Haiyan, families in the Philippines are moving into homes built with the support of Caritas organisations.
The tropical cyclone ‘Mahasen’ is heading towards coastal part of the Bay of Bengal and at any time it may cross any parts of Bangladesh or India or Myanmar on 15 - 17, May 2013.
Five years ago, Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar, causing the worst natural disaster in the country’s history. At least 138,000 Burmese people were killed. Much of the Irrawaddy Delta was devastated, cut off for days. Travelling by boat and canoe, Caritas workers reached communities with food, water and medicine. “Death ruled supreme for a day, yet ...
As part of the five year anniversary of Cyclone Nargis, 600 people from 10 villages came together on the 28th and 29th of April, 2013. The two-day event led by KMSS was held in Tayoke Kone village, in Labutta township, a fishing village on the coast in Irrawaddy Delta, and one of the hardest hit areas of the disaster.
Santiago is one of the largest cities on Cuba, situated on the eastern tip of the island, about 1000km drive from the capital Havana. It’s over one million inhabitants were severely affected when Hurricane Sandy's made land fall with winds of over 185 km/h on the night 24 October 2012.
By Michelle Hough, communications officer for Caritas Internationalis Working for Caritas, you could be having an audience with the Pope one day and be suddenly heading off to a major disaster or war zone the next. A number of staff at the general secretariat in Rome not only have to be aid professionals in the ...
CADEV, Caritas Niger is working in four camps helping 18,000 Malian refugees. They fled there after rebels seized the north of Mali last year, triggering a flow of refugees in Africa’s Sahel region. Caritas Niger is registering an increase of refuges since the French military intervention in January.