Emergencies news

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

Syria Crisis explained

18 February 2020

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.

DR Congo: Preparing to give vaccinations at Butembo's Ebola Treatment Centre

The humanitarian challenges that lie ahead in 2020

8 January 2020

Humanitarian crises affect millions of people worldwide. We look at eight emergencies CAFOD will be monitoring closely in 2020.

Food distribution in Zimbabwe

Millions face starvation in Zimbabwe and Zambia

5 January 2020

We are galvanising the Catholic community to provide millions of families in Zambia and Zimbabwe with food and safe, clean water.

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