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

Nepal Earthquakes explained

23 April 2018

We answer your questions about the 2015 Nepal earthquakes and CAFOD's response.

More than 1 million people are estimated to have been displaced by violence in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Funding needed to avert a humanitarian crisis in DR Congo

12 April 2018

The current lack of funding is seriously hampering the ability of local and international aid agencies to urgently assist Congolese people in the greatest need, as the country faces a dire humanitarian crisis, because of conflict and violence.

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

Syria Crisis explained

9 April 2018

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.

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