Emergencies news

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

Reaching out with love after Cyclone Idai

16 September 2019

Miraculously, when the cyclone hit one woman gave birth to a healthy baby boy. She called him Idai, the name given to the cyclone which also means ‘to love’.

Six months on Cyclone Idai thousands reached with aid

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.

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