Emergencies news

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

Syria Crisis explained

2 October 2019

11.7 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.

Caritas Aid workers delivering aid after the Indonesia Tsunami

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: one year on

24 September 2019

Indonesia was hit by two tsunamis in 2018, the first on 28 September. Find out how we have been responding to reach the communities who are most in need.

Sara is being supported by the local Church with life-saving aid

Reaching out with love after Cyclone Idai

16 September 2019

Miraculously, when the cyclone hit one woman gave birth to a healthy baby boy. She called him Idai, the name given to the cyclone which also means ‘to love’.

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