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Coronavirus threatens millions in Syria after decade of war

26 February 2021

Millions of Syrians are facing the threat of coronavirus when many cannot socially distance, access healthcare or even find clean water.

Supported by CAFOD, the Olame Centre women's group are making detergent and soap to combat the spread of coronavirus.

How coronavirus is affecting DR Congo

26 February 2021

CAFOD's country director tells us how you are helping the DRC to overcome Ebola, food shortages, debt payments and now coronavirus.

Coronavirus and lockdown measures have pushed farming families in Nicaragua into crisis.

Continuing the fight against coronavirus

25 February 2021

Your donations are the difference for hundreds of communities in the fight against coronavirus. By donating to CAFOD, you are supporting the Caritas church network, one of the largest aid networks in the world.

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