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

Cyclone Idai: Thank you for your donations

13 June 2019

After Cyclone Idai devastated communities across Southern Africa, your donations have reached hundreds of thousands of people affected.

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

Ebola outbreak in DRC explained

13 June 2019

As the DR Congo Ebola crisis worsens and the number of cases reaches 2,000, here's what you need to know.

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

Syria Crisis explained

28 May 2019

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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