Emergencies news

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

Cyclone Idai: Six months on

13 September 2019

Six months ago, Cyclone Idai devastated towns and villages across Southern Africa. Thanks to our Church network and your donations, thousands of people have been reached with life-saving aid. 

An Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

"I will never abandon my mission": Meet an Ebola doctor

30 August 2019

Dr Guy Byavulwa speaks to us about his work in the Democratic Republic of Congo tackling the latest Ebola crisis that has claimed more than 2,000 lives.

CAFOD partner Caritas Hellas has been delivering aid to refugees on Lesbos and elsewhere in Greece

World Humanitarian Day

18 August 2019

On World Humanitarian Day, we celebrate the compassion of the local aid workers, volunteers and Church leaders who are responding to humanitarian emergencies all over the world.

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