COVID-19

Life on a mission during the Covid-19 pandemic: What is it like in Moldova?
June 3, 2021 News

Life on a mission during the Covid-19 pandemic: What is it like in Moldova?

Right now many European countries are lifting most of the measures introduced to fight against the spread of covid-19 and Moldova is no exception. Public places are slowly opening up and the vaccination is under way. What did the last year mean for the country and how did the pandemic affect especially the elderly, whom Caritas Czech Republic in Moldova helps? The Head of our Mission in Moldova will tell us more.

How Covid Grants are resuscitating small businesses on the road to recovery
May 17, 2021 CCR-Zambia

How Covid Grants are resuscitating small businesses on the road to recovery

2020 was the year that normalized devastating loss for everyone. This year, the international shutdowns and the economic shockwaves caused by the Covid-19 pandemic continue to stifle trade. In the global south, the new normal is pushing small business to the brink of extinction.

Life on a mission during the Covid-19 pandemic: What is it like in Iraq?
May 3, 2021 News

Life on a mission during the Covid-19 pandemic: What is it like in Iraq?

Even before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, Iraq was struggling with the consequences of many years of armed conflict. Millions of Iraqis have had to flee their homes because of the fighting, and hundreds of thousands are still internally displaced across Iraq. Those who have returned to their homes often do not have access to basic services and have difficulty finding a source of livelihood. The coronavirus pandemic has further exacerbated the crisis, affecting many Iraqis who have had to close their businesses or lost their jobs.

Life on a mission during the Covid-19 pandemic: What is it like in Zambia?
April 13, 2021 News

Life on a mission during the Covid-19 pandemic: What is it like in Zambia?

In Zambia, the coronavirus outbreak was slower compared to Europe. However, at the same time, there was very little testing at the beginning which meant the numbers did not match the reality. Anyway, Zambia introduced strict measures last March to prevent the spread of the virus. The country is currently preparing to start the vaccination process.

Czech Caritas creates IT solutions to manage COVID-19 pandemic in Georgia
March 22, 2021 CCR-Georgia

Czech Caritas creates IT solutions to manage COVID-19 pandemic in Georgia

On February 26, Georgia commemorated a year since the first positive case of Covid-19 was confirmed on its territory. In the course of that year, Caritas Czech Republic has been developing IT solutions to assist Georgian authorities to monitor, and manage the pandemic.

Life on a mission during the Covid-19 pandemic: What is it like in Georgia?
March 11, 2021 News

Life on a mission during the Covid-19 pandemic: What is it like in Georgia?

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a part of our lives for more than a year now. Would you like to know how life on Caritas Czech Republic’s missions has changed? Georgia is slowly opening up again and getting ready for vaccination. How did the pandemic affect our work?

Life on a mission during the COVID-19 pandemic: What is it like in Mongolia?
February 16, 2021 News

Life on a mission during the COVID-19 pandemic: What is it like in Mongolia?

COVID-19 has been a part of our lives for almost a year. Would you like to know how life on Caritas Czech Republic's missions has changed? For example Mongolia did not have any local transmission of the COVID-19 disease until November. However, the country has already put in restrictions in the beginning of last year. How did the pandemic affect our work? How did we help people who were hit hard by the crisis? Jana Žilková, head of our mission in Mongolia, will tell us more about it.

Caritas Internationalis urgently calls for access to COVID-19 vaccines for the developing countries
February 9, 2021 News

Caritas Internationalis urgently calls for access to COVID-19 vaccines for the developing countries

Caritas Internationalis, of which Caritas Czech Republic is a member, calls in a recent statement on the UN and the decisions makers to urgently address the developing countries’ approach to coronavirus vaccine. According to Caritas Internationalis, the access to vaccines across the world has not been as equitable as it should be.