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Every voice counts to save Millennium Development Goals from failure

Every voice counts to save Millennium Development Goals from failure

Caritas is launching a new campaign to put pressure on governments to live up to their anti-poverty promises. ‘Caritas Voices Against Poverty’ aims to mobilise its supporters behind the Millennium Development Goals campaign. Please visit the website: mdg2015.caritas.org to find interactive resources, actions, downloads, blogs, and more. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a series of targets ...

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Flood-hit Pakistan desperate for help

Flood-hit Pakistan desperate for help

Caritas is appealing for US$5.5 million (4.3 million euro) to help Pakistan’s flood victims as the situation grows increasingly desperate. Over 1,600 people have died in the disaster and up to 14 million people are affected. Raging floodwaters have washed away homes, bridges, schools, water systems and medical facilities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and Balochistan ...

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Caritas to stress delivering for the poor at World Economic Forum in Davos

Caritas to stress delivering for the poor at World Economic Forum in Davos

Vatican City, 17 January – Caritas Internationalis Secretary General Lesley-Anne Knight will call for a renewed commitment to tackling poverty from the world’s most powerful political and economic leaders as she attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. The Secretary General of the Caritas Confederation’s 162 national Catholic charities says that reviving momentum ...

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