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Kerala floods explained

20 August 2018

The Southwestern state of Kerala, India, is currently experiencing the worst floods in a century. Torrential rainfall has left over 300 dead and hundreds of thousands homeless, with many running out of clean water and food. CAFOD partners are already responding. 

Rohingya Crisis: One year on

16 August 2018

One year on, (25 August) there are now more than 700,000 mainly Rohingya refugees who have reached the refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar, escaping violence in neighbouring Myanmar. 

Catholics donating to CAFOD helped burial teams in Sierra Leone to beat Ebola

Ebola outbreak in DRC explained

3 August 2018

On 1 August 2018, the World Health Organisation declared an outbreak of Ebola in DRC. Here's what you need to know. 

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