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Closing the flood emergency aid centre
The flood emergency aid centre in Londýnská Street in Prague 2, which received material aid for the regions affected by the floods, is open until 28th June 2013. The material donation centre at Záběhlická 72, Prague 10 continues to be in operation, 24 hours a day. We thank everyone who took part in the flood relief. We distributed all the donated material among the people in the affected areas.
Memory of Václav Havel
Director for Caritas Georgia
Caritas Georgia has announced a tender for a new director of the organization, among other things, responsible for the management and coordination of Caritas, for the preparation and implementation of strategies for its development. The Director will manage the organization in accordance with Georgian law and international standards of Caritas (including Caritas Europa). You may find more information about the position on Careers.
Cardinal Tagle elected president of Caritas Internationalis
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines has been elected as the new president of Caritas Internationalis at the confederation’s 20th General Assembly in Rome. Read more on caritas.org.
Second major earthquake hits Nepal
Nepal was rocked by a massive 7.4 magnitude earthquake at 12:56pm today. There were a series of large aftershocks of 5.4 at 1:19pm and 6.3 at 1:21pm, following that that kept everyone on edge.Nepal’s Information Ministry is reporting that there are over 1600 people injured and over 39 deaths in many of the already severely affected districts. Read more on caritas.org.
Remote areas in Nepal still need aid
Eleven-year-old Deepeeka Silual’s father was killed by the debris of a collapsing Catholic church during Mass on Sunday 26 April when the earth shook for a second time in Nepal. Read more on caritas.org.
Plea from beseiged Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, has lived through 3 years of war. Caritas staff sent us this report on the unfolding tragedy. People in Syria’s largest city of Aleppo are living under siege as mortar shells continue to fall daily, killing at random. Read more on caritas.org.