The burning of the Amazon rainforest is intentional and people are seriously afraid, indigenous communities are telling Caritas in the build-up to the Synod on the Amazon.
In Iraq, Caritas seeks to address the reconstruction of the human person and the rebuilding of solidarity and citizenship after years of an ideology promoting sectarianism.
Caritas, working alongside Congolese authorities and other international agencies, has helped in the fight of Ebola by operating social and psychological assistance and food distribution programs.
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.