Europe and former USSR

Countries of Europe and the former Soviet Union

Caritas CR operates in Europe and some countries of the former Soviet Union, namely:

Caritas Czech republic took over the new Screening Center
December 14, 2018 Europe and former USSR

Caritas Czech republic took over the new Screening Center

In the frame of CCR project “Establishment and Promotion of Cancer Screening Center in Zugdidi Municipality”, the construction phase of Medical Center in Zugdidi was finalized and the construction company Ltd Imecs has officially handed over the constructed building to CCR.

Closing Conference: Support Traditional Livelihood in Tusheti
November 1, 2018 Europe and former USSR

Closing Conference: Support Traditional Livelihood in Tusheti

On October 30, 2018, Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia hosted the closing ceremony of conference of the project "Supporting Traditional Livelihood in Tusheti", funded by the Czech Development Agency in the hotel "Babaneuri Marani" in Akhmeta municipality.

Fundraising campaign for the family of Mykola
January 11, 2018 Europe and former USSR

Fundraising campaign for the family of Mykola

Mykola Shuruta (26) died on 7 December in the factory 'Borgers' in Rokycany, Czech Republic, which supplies parts for the automobile industry. A migrant worker, Mykola had come to the Czech Republic to earn money for his family from Ukraine. This fundraising campaign is organised to support the family of Mykola in this immediate period following his death, and to help solve practical issues which they are now facing. Thanks to many generous donors 87 550 crowns have been raised till the end of January.

More violence in Eastern Ukraine, thousands are without water and power
February 9, 2017 Europe and former USSR

More violence in Eastern Ukraine, thousands are without water and power

Caritas fears for a humanitarian emergency in eastern Ukraine following an upsurge in fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists. Fighting in the frontline town of Avdiivka has cut water and power to most of the 25 000 inhabitants, while temperatures have fallen as low as -17C. Caritas Ukraine has distributed emergency food packs to 1 000 households containing enough supplies for 2-3 weeks and will distribute another 1 000 packs along with cash grants. Read more on caritas.org.

Caritas delivered 1,5 tons of Christmas presents to Ukraine
December 12, 2016 Europe and former USSR

Caritas delivered 1,5 tons of Christmas presents to Ukraine

Christmas presents for more than 300 Ukrainian children filled up a lorry of the Caritas of the Archdiocese of Olomouc (CAO). The lorry went abroad on Tuesday, 13th December 2016. The children will unwrap the presents during the Ukrainian Christmas – on 5th and 6th January. They are from socially disadvantaged families, from children’s homes or they had to abandon their homes due to the military conflict in the east of the country…

Ukraine is worthy of our help
September 12, 2016 Europe and former USSR

Ukraine is worthy of our help

For 17 years, he volunteered enthusiastically in Transcarpathia. Evžen Adámek, the director of the Caritas Znojmo, came back from a humanitarian mission in the east of Ukraine at the turn of August and September. How was the journey, what does he like about Ukraine, and why does he think that Ukraine is often ignored?

Ukraine´s humanitarian crisis
September 2, 2016 Europe and former USSR

Ukraine´s humanitarian crisis

The crisis in Ukraine is the biggest humanitarian crisis Europe has seen since the Second World War in terms of numbers of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and persons who have left the country. More than 1.7 million IDPs are registered with the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine, while more than 1.3 million have left Ukraine to neighbouring countries. More than 5 million people have been affected by the conflict, which is now in its third year. Since 2014, 9,553 people have lost their lives due to shelling and fighting and 22,137 people have been wounded. Read more on caritas.eu.

"Now I understand that together we are strong"
July 22, 2016 Europe and former USSR

"Now I understand that together we are strong"

"United in fraternity for more solidarity in Europe" was the slogan of the unique Regional Conference of Caritas Europa held on 23-26 May in Lourdes (France). Traditional place of pilgrimages gathered more than 300 representatives of Caritases from 42 countries of Europe. Read more on caritas.eu.