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Churches in Myanmar's Kachin state offering shelter to residents fleeing  a military untimatum.

Churches in Myanmar's Kachin state offering shelter to residents fleeing a military untimatum.

Churches shelter civilians fleeing Myanmar military warning

12/06/2017 14:16

Residents in a mining area of Myanmar’s largely Christian state of Kachin have been asked to leave or risk being linked to rebels. 

 

Iraq

An Iraqi woman sits next to a pile of trash at a garbage dump where she lives in the Diwaniya village.

Hotline helps displaced Iraqis receive aid

25/08/2015 13:04

One initiative has established a call center for displaced Iraqis in need of humanitarian support.

File Photo of ethnic Kachin people clad in traditional attire gather for the 500th Jubilee Year of the presence of the Catholic Church in Myanmar

File Photo of Myanmar ethnic Kachin people clad in traditional attire gather for the 500th Jubilee Year of the presence of the Catholic Church in Myanmar

Myanmar: Aid workers struggle to reach fleeing Kachin civilians

20/07/2015 15:25

Church relief groups say that more than 1,000 Kachin civilians displaced by renewed fighting in war-torn Kachin state are in dire need of humanitarian aid, which is hindered by poor weather and military troop movements

 

UN Peackeepers protect civilians in South Sudan

UN Peackeepers protect civilians in South Sudan

Fighting in South Sudan leaves more people without homes

03/06/2015 09:43

More than half a million people have fled South Sudan since December 2013 and around one and a half million people are internally displaced in the country where conflicts between different armed groups are waging.

A photo of a boy lies amid debris of collapsed buildings after shelling in Aleppo, Syria

A photo of a boy lies amid debris of collapsed buildings after shelling in Aleppo, Syria

Caritas in devastated Aleppo: pray for peace in Syria

08/05/2015 12:24

Aleppo, once Syria’s commercial capital, has been on the front lines of the conflict.  We speak to Caritas Aleppo about the dramatic situation for residents fleeing the shelling and doing what they can to stay alive... 

Nigerians at a camp for displaced people

Displaced people, who fled from fighting in Bama, gather at a makeshift camp on the outskirts of Maiduguri in north-eastern Nigeria

Caritas meeting focuses on plight of Nigerians fleeing conflict zone

27/03/2015 16:34

As Nigerians go to the polls on Saturday, a crisis summit at the Caritas headquarters in Rome seeks to draw up a humanitarian action plan for up to a million people fleeing from violence in north-eastern towns held by the militant group Boko Haram