Caritas CR has 

been working there

since 2006.


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

Václav HavelOn Sunday 18 December the man to whom we owe the return of freedom in our country has passes away. "Václav Havel was primarily a man who laid the foundations of a free and active civil society, and staunchly defended it all his life," said the director of Caritas Oldrich Haičman.

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.

A normal day in Gaza

The clinic of the Caritas Jerusalem-Gaza branch centre in Gaza City. (Katie Orlinsky/Caritas)

Sr Bridget Tighe, of the Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood, is volunteering for Caritas Jerusalem in Gaza. She decided to share her experience with helping in Palestinian Gaza Strip. Read more on

Fears grow over fate of Hassakeh in Syria

Fears grow over fate of Hassakeh in Syria

Caritas says that fighting in the Syrian city of Hassakeh has forced hundreds of people to flee. Mortar shells and gunfire were heard yesterday in the city centre. People from the outskirts started streaming in to escape clashes between Islamic State extremists and government forces. Read more on

Syrian refugees in dramatic need in Turkey

Syrian refugees in dramatic need in Turkey

Caritas team in Turkey says the latest influx of mostly Syrian refugees are facing harsh conditions as they either wait for help or to return to Syria. Read more on

What is their tomorrow going to be: Drawings from Syrian children

What is their tomorrow going to be: Drawings from Syrian children

By Sandra Awad - Two months ago, a French painter asked me to send her some drawings made by Syrian children for her annual exhibition of children who lived under war. I asked the help of our psychosocial project team. Read more on