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Read our latest news stories on how your donations support CAFOD projects which help people fight poverty and campaign for justice.

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Kerala floods explained

20 August 2018

The Southwestern state of Kerala, India, is currently experiencing the worst floods in a century. Torrential rainfall has left over 300 dead and hundreds of thousands homeless, with many running out of clean water and food. CAFOD partners are already responding. 

Sister Clara - a CAFOD volunteer - walks among 400 pairs of shoes for the Share the Journey campaign.

100,000 miles walked for refugees and migrants

20 August 2018

Thousands of you have joined together to walk over 100,000 miles in solidarity with refugees and migrants forced to flee their homes for the Share the Journey campaign. We want to thank you for all your hard work and the incredible difference you have made.

Match Funding - what happens after the Appeal?

17 August 2018

Match Funding is a wonderful scheme where donations to selected Fast Day Appeals are worth double the amount. For these special appeals, for every pound you give, the UK Government also gives a pound.

But what happens after the funds are collected?

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