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Étiquette : Disasters

  • Caritas launches Kenya emergency appeal

    Caritas is appealing for 4 million euro (US$5.6 million) to help Kenya during its most severe drought in 60 years. Over 3.6 million people are in need of emergency assistance but this could rise to 5 million as the situation worsens. Caritas will provide food and water and will also help farmers improve their crops […]

  • Flood disaster in Namibia

    Severe flooding affected two extensive areas in the North of Namibia during the month of March 2009. Sister Aine Hughes, Caritas Zonal Coordinator for IMBISA, who recently visited Namibia, gives an update of the situation, two months after the heavy flooding. Numbers of people affected Approximately 700 000 people have been directly or indirectly affected […]

  • Caritas points to 2009 as year for poor in Africa

    March 6, 2009: Caritas members from 22 African countries and Caritas representatives from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, and Oceania met in Nairobi, 4 to 6 March. Pope Benedict XVI comes to Africa for his first pastoral visit at the end of this month. Then, in October, Bishops meet for the 2nd African […]