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

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.

Six months on Cyclone Idai thousands reached with aid

Cyclone Idai: how you are helping people rebuild their lives

22 December 2019

In March 2019, Cyclone Idai devastated towns and villages across Southern Africa. Thanks to our Church network and your donations, thousands of people have been reached with life-saving aid. 

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