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Emergencies news

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

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Emergency news

  1. Our partner CRS distributes emergency supplies in Gaza. Photo by Shareef Sarhan / Catholic Relief Services

    Gaza crisis appeal

    July 30 2014

    We have committed £50,000 to our partners in Gaza so that they can scale up their response to the spiralling humanitarian crisis.

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  2. Gaza-from-breakwater

    Gaza crisis - your questions answered

    July 28 2014

    We answer your questions about the crisis in Gaza and our response.

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  3. Ebola virus

    Ebola outbreak in west Africa

    July 25 2014

    Hundreds of people have died from the deadly virus in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Our partners are on the ground, helping communities to protect themselves.

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  4. Israel Gaza Bombings cafod statement

    Gaza crisis

    July 24 2014

    More than two weeks into the Gaza conflict the humanitarian crisis is deepening hour by hour.

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  5. Africa - South Sudan - midwife

    South Sudan crisis: your questions answered

    July 23 2014

    The world’s newest nation is facing catastrophe. We answer your questions about the crisis and our response. 

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

    Syria crisis - your questions answered

    July 21 2014

    10.8 million people in Syria are in urgent need of humanitarian aid. We answer your questions about the crisis and our response.

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  7. Israel Gaza Bombings cafod statement

    CAFOD calls for halt in Israel and Gaza violence

    July 10 2014

    CAFOD is calling for an immediate halt to the increasing violence against civilians in Israel and Gaza.

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  8. South Sudan: Bibiana Okong in front of tent

    South Sudan: three years on

    July 07 2014

    9 July marks the third anniversary of South Sudan's independence - but the country is teetering on the brink of catastrophe.

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  9. Syrian refugees in Lebanon. [Sebastian Philipp/Caritas]

    World Refugee Day: Bishop calls for more support for Syrians

    June 20 2014

    Today, on World Refugee Day, Bishop Antoine Audo of Aleppo has appealed for more support for people who have fled from the fighting in Syria.

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  10. "People won’t go back to farming their fields if they do not feel safe"

    Central African Republic - your questions answered

    June 17 2014

    Your questions answered about the crisis in the Central African Republic

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