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Children amidst the rubble of a house hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike

Children amidst the rubble of a house hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike

Yemen: no food, fuel or medicine for vulnerable civilians

15/11/2017 14:29

In Yemen, an air raid by the Saudi-led military coalition fighting against the Houthi movement has shut down the nation’s main airport further isolating the country where millions are on the brink of famine.

Pope Francis greets members of the Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation

Pope Francis greets members of the Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation

Pope encourages Sixt Children's Aid charity in its committment

04/11/2017 13:28

Pope Francis on Saturday greeted members of the Sixt Family encouraging them to pursue their work which is aimed at helping children in various situations of need.

 

Internally displaced people who have fled the city of Raqqa

Internally displaced people who have fled the city of Raqqa

Syria: escalating humanitarian crisis in Raqqa

19/10/2017 15:33

As the city of Syrian city of Raqqa is recaptured from so-called Islamic State militants, the International charity 'Save the Children' is warning that the humanitarian crisis in the  northeast  of the country is rapidly escalating.

 

 

People walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

People walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Irish Church responds to East Africa Crisis

16/07/2017 13:00

The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference is responding to the dire humanitarian crisis in East Africa by announcing that special collections at all Masses will take place across Ireland next weekend.

Actress Emma Rigby travels to Northern Kenya with CAFOD to monitor the work of Caritas partners on the ground in tackling the humanitarian crisis

Actress Emma Rigby travels to Northern Kenya with CAFOD to monitor the work of Caritas partners on the ground in tackling the humanitarian crisis

CAFOD appeals for support for millions facing starvation in East Africa

11/07/2017 17:01

Across East Africa, millions face starvation because of drought, lack of food, and civil war. The UN has described this as the largest humanitarian crisis in more than 70 years. CAFOD has launched an appeal to provide urgenet supplies to some 16 million people facing hunger int he region.
 
 

Thousands of people walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Thousands of people walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Canada faith leaders appeal for South Sudan, Yemen, northeast Nigeria, Somalia

08/06/2017 13:24

Faith leaders in Canada are calling for a concrete response to famines in South Sudan, Yemen, northeast Nigeria and Somalia. The appeal was issued by Catholic Bishops together with other Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh and Baha’i faith leaders.  

A Yemeni man stand at site of airstrike

A Yemeni man stand at site of airstrike

Neglected war in Yemen causing devastating humanitarian crisis

04/05/2017 13:09

Pope Francis says he is praying for the safe return of a kidnapped priest in Yemen, yet again highlighting his concern for the country which is plummeting into what the UN is calling the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today.

A woman carries a box with aid for people displaced by the floods in Mocoa

A woman carries a box with aid for people displaced by the floods in Mocoa

Colombia Church provides concrete aid to flood-stricken Mocoa

19/04/2017 15:36

Ten tones of humanitarian aid have, in the past few days, been handed over to the flood-stricken population of Mocoa, in Colombia’s southern Putumayo region thanks to a special collection set up by the Colombian Catholic Church and the local Caritas office.