Conflicts and Disasters

Caritas Internationalis Christmas campaign

Caritas Internationalis Christmas campaign

Caritas Internationalis' Christmas campaign is focused on COVID-19. The confederation invites its benefactors to give a safe and Christmas to all the people around the world who are suffering because of the pandemic and its dramatic consequences in terms of increased poverty and food insecurity.

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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 Colombia building peace through river-side community

Caritas Colombia building peace through river-side community

Caritas in Colombia helped plan and rebuild a river port in the Catatumbo region, near Venezuela. Rebuilding the port contributed to efforts to link up communities in a zone previously at the mercy of rebel and paramilitary activity.  The Colombian government and FARC rebels signed an historic peace agreement in 2016 following decades of civil ...

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