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All our updates from around the world - our projects, our partners and our work to eradicate poverty and bring about global justice.

Philippines hit by earthquake

11 February 2017

An earthquake in the Philippines has injured over 100 and left many more without electricity. Our partners are ready to respond.

Our partner Caritas Hellas is providing food, water and cash to buy basic supplies for refugees stranded in Greece.

Eight humanitarian challenges for 2017

16 January 2017

Humanitarian crises are on the increase, affecting millions of people worldwide. We take a look at eight humanitarian situations CAFOD will be monitoring closely in 2017.

The Catholic women who organised the first Family Fast Day in 1960 to support CAFOD's first partner, Sister Alicia who ran the mother-and-baby clinic in Dominica.

How CAFOD began Q&A

10 January 2017

CAFOD began in 1960 when a group of Catholic women organised the first Family Fast Day to fund a mother-and-baby clinic in Dominica. Follow in the footsteps of our founders and do something to help the world's poorest in 2017

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Yemen Crisis Q&A

17 December 2016
 Plymouth walk of witness

Year in pictures 2016

14 December 2016

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