MONGOLIA

Caritas CR has 

been working there

since 2006.

NEWS

International call for tenders

CCR Czech Republic published a call for tenders for organizing a training on Energy audit and Energy building declaration for state Mongolian auditor in a European country. The training is part of the project Supporting a greener and more energy efficient construction industry. In this document, you may find details of the call.

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.

Aid reaching flood-hit Pakistan

A medical clinic for flood affected communities. (Photo: Caritas Pakistan)

Lucia Bibi was buried alive with her children after the thatched roof of her house collapsed during a heavy downpour.“It was one at night and the third day of the rains. I was sleeping with my two daughters and a son when everything came down on us with a thump. I clutched straw with my left hand but when I tried to raise my right arm, I just couldn’t move it”, said Bibi, 43. Read more on caritas.org.

Education for displaced Iraqi children

Education for displaced Iraqi children

One of the many things that gets left behind when a family is uprooted by war, is a child’s education. If left without schooling for a prolonged time, the long-term effects on a child’s life and possibilities can be devastating. Read more on caritas.org.

Uncertainties for Christians in Iraq

Uncertainties for Christians in Iraq

Statement by Msgr Shlemon Warduni, Chaldean auxiliary bishop of Baghdad and president of Caritas Iraq

Many people ask me about the conditions and lives of Christians in Iraq. I don’t wish to be pessimistic, but unfortunately the situation is going from bad to worse: bombing, car bombs, suicide bombings, rape, torture, kidnapping and robbery are just some of the agents of death used by ISIS. Read more on caritas.org.

Migrants and asylum seekers are suffering severely from Greek debacle

Improvised migrant cam in Kos. Photo: Maristella Tsamatropoulou/Caritas Internationalis.

As Greek authorities have no means to adequately address the needs of the tens of thousands of migrants and asylum seekers that keep arriving to the Greek islands of Kos, Lesvos and Chios, Caritas pulls the alarm about the bad conditions in which these people are living while waiting for the permission to move on to Athens. Read more.