Where We Help

Caritas Czech Republic carries out humanitarian aid and development cooperation in the following countries:

Other Caritas from Czech republic carry out various programmes abroad (most Caritas have websites only in the Czech language, except Praha, České Budějovice and Ostrava-Opava):

Our programs and projects relate to education, restoring livelihoods and improving the skills and knowledge of local partners. More information about our projects can be found on the page How We Help.

International Day of Migrants: Solidarity is the answer

Ilustrative picture.

Today is the International Day of Migrants. We take this opportunity to remind our governments that solidarity should be the answer to creating more welcoming and inclusive societies, and that they should not overlook migrants’ human rights.

World Food Programme (WFP) plans to interrupt humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees

World Food Programme (WFP) plans to interrupt humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees.

Jordan as a country became a new home for nearly 1,4 million refugees from Syria who have fled their homes due to long-lasting conflict. The United Nations has recorded 650 000 refugees so far. The World Food Programme (WFP) reduced food aid last month as a result of Jordanian and the global economy. According to recent reports, the WFP warns that support of Syrian refugees is going to be interrupted completely.

“Houses like in a fairy tale”

Roz during her narration at the Masaryk Public Library in Vsetín.

The first memory Kurdish-Syrian Roz has about the Czech Republic are the houses that look like they are from a fairy tale. Together with her mother and five siblings, the family were granted asylum in Prague. Two of her cousins were killed in Syria while fighting against the Islamic State, one of whom fought in well known battle of Kobani – at the Turkish border. 

Agriculture resistant to climatic changes

Illustrative picture (photo: Jakub Žák).

Caritas Czech Republic, together with partner organization Rice Watch, launched activities in the Philippines to enhance the ability of farmers to adapt to climate changes in areas affected by typhoon Haiyan (locally called Yolanda) in November 2013. In addition to the introduction of an early warning system via mobile applications, Caritas also plans to establish a training centre.

Young people from Batumi took to their first website

Workers of Caritas Czech Republic decorated sidewalks and city walls.

Caritas Czech Republic supports the involvement of young people in Batumi into the issues of public life. According to public opinion research the Batumian students and all young people aged 14 to 29 realize that they get little information about educational and work programs as well as about cultural events offered by the local town hall or many NGOs.

The Climate Resiliency Field School in Philippines

Illustrative picture (photo: Jakub Žák).

The Climate Resiliency Field School is a disaster risk reduction program because it provides early warning service primarily but not exclusively for livelihoods. It is also climate change adaptation because the program helps generate climate information that will be helpful in long-term adaptation. Caritas Czech Republic has a new task to implement this program into the three local government units in Philippines. Project duration is from December 2015 to February 2016. See video here.