MONGOLIA

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been working there

since 2006.

NEWS

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.

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.

Dalits in Nepal: “We were not left out”

Kamala and her daughters and the newly obtained “certificate of relationship”.  Photo by Bikash Khadge/CAFOD

Nearly everyone in Nepal is still struggling, three months after the worst earthquake in over 80 years killed thousands of people and left hundreds of thousands homeless. But life is even harder for the Dalits, the most marginalised group in Nepalese society. Read more on caritas.org.

“Caritas has moved mountains” in Nepal three months after

Caritas distributes WASH kit and food (rice, lentils, cooking oil) in Kavre District. Photo by Lyell/CRS

Three months since Nepal was hit by a devastating earthquake, Caritas Nepal is reaching some of the country’s remotest communities with life-saving aid before the monsoon rains intensity. Read more on caritas.org.

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 caritas.org.