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Caritas Czech Republic launches a fundraising appeal to aid the tsunami victims in Indonesia
October 5, 2018 News and articles

Caritas Czech Republic launches a fundraising appeal to aid the tsunami victims in Indonesia

On Friday, 28 September the Indonesian island of Sulawesi (or Celebes) has suffered the most intensive of earthquakes so far, with a force of 7.4 on the Richter scale. The subsequent tsunami wave has taken the toll of hundreds of human lives; the total number of affected people could reach several hundreds of thousands, according to some estimates even two million. Caritas Czech Republic has therefore launched a fundraising appeal to support the victims of the tsunami as well as the restoration of the country.

South eastern Europe sees growing rise in refugees
August 27, 2015 News and articles

South eastern Europe sees growing rise in refugees

The latest stop in Lina’s journey from Iraq to the European Union is the bus stop in Belgrade, capital of Serbia. The trip began three weeks ago. Her family flew from Baghdad to Turkey, by ship to Greece, a train to Macedonia and then walked across the frontier to Serbia to travel to the capital. Their hope is to reach Germany. Read more on caritas.org.

Cardinal Tagle elected president of Caritas Internationalis
May 15, 2015 News and articles

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.

Serving Ukraine in a time of crisis
August 27, 2014 News and articles

Serving Ukraine in a time of crisis

“We decided to leave our home because it was dreadful to stay there,” says Maria, a woman who fled Crimea as fighting intensified. “Only three of us came here – two children and I. We have moved to an unfamiliar city, unknown people, without our ordinary things.” Read more on caritas.org.

World needs to act on Iraq
August 27, 2014 News and articles

World needs to act on Iraq

More than 1 million people have fled their homes in northern and central Iraq as Sunni Muslim extremists calling themselves Islamic State have seized Ninewa, Salah Al-Din and Diyala provinces. Many of those who have fled are Christians, Yazidis and Shia Muslims. They have been singled out for attacks. Read more on caritas.org.

Renewed Gaza conflict threatens relief effort
August 26, 2014 News and articles

Renewed Gaza conflict threatens relief effort

Caritas staff in Gaza had been able to take advantage of a now dead ceasefire to deliver essential aid to the worst-hit areas. Now the fighting has resumed, it’s preventing Caritas reaching all those in need. Read more on caritas.org.

August 25, 2014 News and articles

Call for Tenders for External Project Evaluation

Caritas Czech Republic opens a call Tenders for External Project Evaluation.

Caritas stands with Iraqi people
August 23, 2014 News and articles

Caritas stands with Iraqi people

It’s with great sorrow that we must witness destructive violence in Iraq. It’s with aching hearts that we observe the massive displacement of 1.2 million people. Most of them are civilians trying to escape appalling atrocities in the hope of saving their lives and their families. Read more on caritas.org.