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from around the world

Caritas’ news and feature stories and blogs by its staff and supporters can be found here. Find out more about Caritas’ work around the world, the crises it confronts and the longer-term development it supports. You will also find stories here about the issues Caritas feels most strongly about and the wrongs it is seeking to right through its campaigning and advocacy work.

“Our people are witnessing mass starvation.” South Sudanese bishop in Rome to highlight famine
Cholera and hunger threaten Somalia
Pope Francis’ seven suggestions to help child migrants
Caritas calls for action on the plight of solo refugee and migrant children.
South Sudan famine: I write with tears in my eyes
South Sudan bishops: “This famine is man-made”
Urgent food aid needed as famine strikes South Sudan
Life inside a refugee reception centre in Croatia
How young migrants fall into the hands of traffickers
More violence in Eastern Ukraine, thousands are without water and power
An invitation to pray for the victims of human trafficking
Caritas helps vulnerable people suffering from cold winter
Caritas supports humanitarian corridor for Horn of Africa refugees
More help needed for refugees in Serbia
Frozen Europe increases risks for migrants
No water in Damascus hitting hard
Mongolia faces big chill as arctic winter worsens
Hunger crisis in southern Madagascar
Warm clothes for Syria in winter
Never Christmas in Syria
We are all with Aleppo
Integration of migrants must be focus
Ugandan scrub turns into second largest refugee camps in world
COP22 sends positive signals but does not protect the poor from climate
Hurricane-affected communities need our help
Bringing light to the child migrants in our midst
Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Pope Francis asks Caritas to have a prophetic courage
Remembering those who died in the West Africa ebola epidemic
Global day of prayer for Syria with Pope Francis in Sweden