Appeals & Response Plans
- Somalia: Polio Outbreak - Aug 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Mekunu - May 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Somalia: Flash Floods - Apr 2018
- Somalia: Measles Outbreak - Dec 2016
- Somalia: Floods - May 2016
- Somalia: Cholera Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Megh - Nov 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Chapala - Nov 2015
- Somalia: Floods - Oct 2015
Maps & Infographics
Most read reports
- Somalia cVDPV Outbreak Response Situation Report #8 (8 October 2018)
- Somalia: Tropical Storm Alert - Issued: 12 October 2018
- Norway Contributes NOK 450 Million to Multi Partner Fund in Somalia
- Somalia Marks One Year After Deadliest Terrorist Attack
- Secretary-General Condemns Twin Bomb Attacks in Somalia
CAFOD welcomes the UN High Level Panel report on the growing issue of how the international community can meet the financial costs of responding to humanitarian crises.
CAFOD supporters have raised over £4.7 million for our East Africa Crisis appeal. Thanks to your generous donations, we have reached more than 250,000 people facing the crisis in East Africa.
Please donate to our East Africa Crisis appeal>>
What your money is providing:
Emergency food aid (including cash or food for work projects) for more than 36,000 people
Clean water for more than 18,000 people, and water-points that will deliver clean water to 120,000 more.
What has happened?
As violence escalates in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, CAFOD is providing desperately needed assistance to those forced from their homes by the fighting.
During the past two weeks an estimated 173,000 Mogadishu residents have fled the city and arrived in displaced camps.
CAFOD, in partnership with Caritas Somalia, Islamic Relief and Christian Aid, is helping more than 7,500 people at the Hawa Abdi camp, which is 20 kilometres from the capital.
It is the first time that CAFOD has worked in Somalia.
Survivors of the Asian tsunami will be marking the second anniversary of the tragedy this coming Christmas, having made huge progress in rebuilding their shattered communities
The 2004 Boxing Day tsunami killed more than 200,000 people in countries as far apart as Indonesia, India, the Maldives, Sri Lanka and Somalia.
CAFOD received =A39 million from its own appeal and nearly =A318 million from the joint British aid agency appeal under the Disasters Emergency Committee banner.
CAFOD has given =A321 million to its local partners to help tsunami survivors build back better as part …
Across the continent almost 30 million
people are going hungry - many are dying as a result. All can be tackled
with the right kind of action.
Some of Africa's problems are caused by nature, some by man. We need your help to solve them all. Here are some examples of our work across the continent that Focus Africa will support.