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Caritas Czech Republic To Receive Gratias Agit Award
June 19, 2013 Press Releases

Caritas Czech Republic To Receive Gratias Agit Award

The non-profit humanitarian organisation Caritas Czech Republic was nominated for the Gratias Agit Award for the promotion of Czech Republic’s good name abroad in the year 2013. The prize will be taken by the director and the president of the organisation on the 7th June.

The Floods: Caritas Expects a Long-Distance Run
June 18, 2013 Humanitarian Aid

The Floods: Caritas Expects a Long-Distance Run

During the last two weeks, floods found their way through Czech river valleys. However, they also struck places where just ordinary streams normally run through. The water level decreased gradually; nevertheless, flood relief is still not over. “We’re prepared for a long-distance run,” says Caritas CR Director Lukáš Curylo

Caritas CR sends over a psycho-social teams to the stricken areas
June 7, 2013 Humanitarian Aid

Caritas CR sends over a psycho-social teams to the stricken areas

On the basis of the terrain findings, Caritas Czech Republic will send over psychological aid specialists to the areas stricken by the flood. Another car with dryers will come from Moravia.

Czech Charity humanitarian organisations divided the flood relief in the Litoměřice region among the
June 6, 2013 Humanitarian Aid

Czech Charity humanitarian organisations divided the flood relief in the Litoměřice region among the

On Thursday 6th June humanitarian organisations from the Litoměřice region met to arrange further proceedings of the flood relief together.

Caritas Czech Republic provided temporary accommodation for evacuees, Moravia will help as well
June 6, 2013 News and articles

Caritas Czech Republic provided temporary accommodation for evacuees, Moravia will help as well

Caritas CR joined a network, and launched its assistance to the regions affected by the floods. At this particular moment, Caritas CR provides temporary accommodation and other assistance to people who have been evacuated. Fieldwork is carried out simultaneously. Charities in Moravia and Silesia also offered their help and support to affected areas.

June 6, 2013 Zambia

Improving child and mother care in Zambia

Last May, Caritas Czech Republic began a project to improve the quality and access of care for children under five and mothers in the Western province of Zambia. The province is the least developed area in the country and the living conditions of its inhabitants are extremely harsh.

June 5, 2013 Humanitarian Aid

Caritas office Olomouc dispatched a shipment to the affected regions

In today’s morning hours, the ArchdioceseCaritas Olomouc (ACO) dispatched a shipment of the necessary material to Veselí nad Lužnicí. Currently, it is preparing the shipping of flood dryers to the Diocese Caritas Hradec Králové  and is also organization material collection.

Caritas CR has launched assistance to those affected by floods
June 4, 2013 Press Releases

Caritas CR has launched assistance to those affected by floods

Caritas Czech Republic network has launched assistance to those affected by current floods in the country. At the moment, it is providing accommodation and other assistance to evacuated people. At the same time, it has already started assessment of the current needs in the field.

May 27, 2013 Foreigners not only in the Czech Republic

Risk for migrants, profit for insurances?

Caritas Czech Republic (CR) supports the campaign for public health insurance for migrants, which is launched by the Consortium of NGO’s working with migrants in Czech Republic. Caritas CR also joined the declaration on health insurance for migrants.

„Children belong in school“ at the Václav Havel Airport
May 23, 2013 Cambodia

„Children belong in school“ at the Václav Havel Airport

At the end of last year visitors in the center of Prague could see a charity exhibition titled, „Children belong in school“ which was organized by the Caritas Czech Republic in cooperation with Association JHP School. In mid May, selected panels with photographs from Cambodia were moved to the Václav Havel Airport.