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Cyclone Idai leaves 3 million people in need of aid

Cyclone Idai

Zimbabwe are in need of urgent aid after Tropical Cyclone Idai ravaged the region.


Reconstruction after Hurricane Matthew makes progress thanks to local participation

March 5, 2019

Once a charred brown, the palm lined hills that surround the colonial town of Cavaillon, have, two years after Hurricane Matthew, regained their...

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The cry of the Haitian People

February 22, 2019

For almost two weeks now, the Haitian people have been in the streets of Port-au-Prince, expressing their anger at the government, which they accuse of being corrupt and of, among other things, misappropriating millions...

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“A cry to the world”: Cardinal Tagle visits Rohingya Refugee camps in Bangladesh

December 20, 2018
visiting Rohingya refugee camps

“This camp is a cry to the whole world for a better politics based on compassion and solidarity,” said Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, president...

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The situation in Kerala remains precarious

September 24, 2018

More than a month after torrential rains poured down upon the state of Kerala in southwestern India, the situation of thousands of people remains very precarious.

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Development and Peace - Caritas Canada extends a helping hand to those affected by devastating floods in Kerala, India

Devastating floods in Kerala, India

August 23, 2018 - The state of Kerala in southwest India is currently experiencing its most violent monsoon in a century. Torrential rains have been beating down for several weeks, causing major flooding and landslides that have killed 389 people and displaced another 1.5 million people, who now find themselves in makeshift camps short of food and clean water. Houses in most villages are submerged, and agricultural activities have come to a halt.


Statement on Latest violence against the Rohingya population in Burma

The below-named Canadian civil society organizations and individuals, who all have a strong interest and/or long experience of working in the Asia-Pacific region, are gravely concerned regarding the latest wave...


Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is saddened by the situation in Burma

Devp is saddened by the situation in Burma

As a result of renewed violence which erupted on August 25th, 2017 between the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army and the Myanmar army, in northern Rakhine State in Myanmar (the official name of Burma), several hundreds...


East Africa and northeastern Nigeria: urgent aid is needed to respond to the humanitarian crisis

Humanitarian Crisis - Africa 2017

Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is profoundly concerned about the famine in South Sudan, and the humanitarian crises in Somalia, Yemen, and Nigeria. The situation is also very troubling in certain neighbouring countries...


Apocalyptic scenes surround hard-hit Grand’Anse in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

Coming over the mountains into the isolated department of Grand’Anse in the southwestern part of Haiti, shocking scenes of desolation and devastation take over the landscape.