Emergencies news

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

CAFOD responds to DRC Ebola crisis

17 July 2019

We are on the frontline in DR Congo where the World Health Organisation has declared an Ebola global health emergency.

Our local partner, Caritas Bangladesh, is distributing vital food aid to vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh.

Rohingya Crisis: Reaching vulnerable families

15 July 2019

We continue to support Rohingya refugees living in makeshift camps, who face a second year of monsoon rains. 

Caritas India are distributing hygiene kits to communities affected by the flooding and training people in safe and appropriate water and sanitation practices.

Kerala floods explained

1 July 2019

In July/ August 2018 the Southwestern state of Kerala, India, experienced the worst floods in a century. Torrential rainfall left over 300 dead and hundreds of thousands homeless, with many running out of clean water and food. CAFOD partners responded to the emergency. 

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