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

Yemen Crisis Q&A

7 February 2019

Four years of conflict have pushed Yemen, already one of the world’s poorest countries, to the brink of catastrophe.

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

Syria Crisis explained

6 February 2019

13.1 million people in Syria are in urgent need of humanitarian aid. We answer your questions about the crisis resulting from the Syrian civil war and CAFOD's response.

Venezuelans crossing the border into Colombia.

Venezuela crisis explained

25 January 2019

Venezuela is a country on the northern coast of South America, with a population of around 31 million people. Over the past few years, increasing numbers of people are leaving – seeking refuge in neighbouring countries. Here we explain why.

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