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When emergencies happen, CAFOD responds. Read our latest updates here.

Act Now: East Africa Crisis

23 March 2017

Over 16 million people across South Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya are affected by severe drought and in urgent need of food. Help us provide vital aid to communities affected by the crisis in East Africa.

A Syrian refugee child holds free medicine given to her by a mobile clinic run by our partner Caritas Lebanon.

Syria Crisis explained

10 March 2017

14.9 million people in Syria are in urgent need of humanitarian aid. We answer your questions about the crisis and our response.

Fighting and severe drought in South Sudan have left millions in need of humanitarian assistance. These women have been picking leaves to feed to their families.

South Sudan hunger crisis

9 March 2017

South Sudan is facing a catastrophe. In February 2017 a famine was declared in Unity State, meanwhile the conflict continues. We answer your questions about the crisis and our response. 

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