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Indonesia tsunami appeal

18 October 2018

More than 1,900 people have been killed and thousands of homes have been destroyed after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake, which triggered a tsunami, struck Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia, on Friday 28 September. Our Caritas aid workers are already on the ground responding to communities in need. 

A mother holds a baby in Yemen suffering from malnutrition, the UN warns that Yemen faces worst famine for 100 years.

Yemen Crisis Q&A

16 October 2018

Three years of conflict have pushed Yemen, already one of the world’s poorest countries, to the brink of catastrophe.

Houses damaged during Typhoon Mangkhut.

Typhoon Mangkhut explained

19 September 2018

The people of the Philippines have experienced the full effects of ‘super-typhoon’ Mangkhut, which left at least 65 people dead and more than 40 trapped in a landslide. Our local aid agency, NASSA, are already on the ground coordinating the humanitarian response.

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