Emergencies news

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

The hidden emergency of the Lake Chad Basin region

6 February 2018

A crisis that began in the Lake Chad basin eight years ago has intensified, with millions of people in need of support. 

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

Syria Crisis explained

5 February 2018

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.

Rohingya Crisis: aid reaches refugees in Bangladesh

23 January 2018

More than 650,000 people are estimated to have fled to Bangladesh, escaping violence in Myanmar. CAFOD's partner, Caritas Bangladesh, is responding to the Rohingya crisis. 

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