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18 Aug 2018 description
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It’s being called the flood of the century. Torrential rains & strong winds over three weeks have devastated God’s own country, Kerala. It has already received 30% more rain than its annual average; rains in the state often last till November.

34 dams are spewing water, 44 rivers are in spate. 12 of the state’s 14 districts are submerged. 36 locations are battling landslides. More than Rs 11,000 crore in damages. Such devastation was last seen in 1924, long before Indian Independence.

13 Aug 2018 description
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Kinshasa, le 08 août 2018 – ( : En ces jours sur terrain, le Bureau Diocésain de Développement de Kisantu ou BDD Kisantu, dans le Sud-ouest de la RD. Congo, est en train de mener les activités de démarrage de la nouvelle phase du programme d’appui à la sécurité alimentaire et renforcement des capacités économiques de ménages ruraux dans les territoires de Lubero, Samba, Kasangulu et Kongolo. Il s’agit cette fois d’une phase de 4 ans.

13 Aug 2018 description
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Kinshasa, le 09 août 2018 - ( : La mission de suivi du Projet AA Molegbe (Appui Multisectoriel aux réfugiés centrafricains et communautés d’accueil dans les Territoires de Libenge, Zongo, Mobayi Mbongo et Bosobolo dans l’ex-province de l’Equateur) est rentrée satisfaite des réalisations visitées sur terrain à Gbadolite et ses environs. Ce projet, qui porte sur l’agriculture (distribution des semences et outils aratoires et appui en conseils techniques), est financé par le Gouvernement allemand à travers Caritas Allemagne.

11 Aug 2018 description
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Annakkuty Amma was all alone in the water on her tiny rowboat bobbing by the bank. All she needed was a patient ear, for the dam within, to burst.

Her skin disease is especially bad, she says. The pain & itching are almost unbearable. Caritas India supported her with Food and WaSH kit.

The kits itself is just a small (though necessary) gesture. What these people needed most is someone to stand by them, hear them out. That’s what truly begins the process of healing, of rehabilitation.

09 Aug 2018 description
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Over the years, recurring droughts and frequent crop failures have driven the farming community of Central India to despair for several years on the trot. During the current period, a major part of Central India is reeling under the spell of drought that has created the severe water crisis. Farming communities of Marathwada and Vidarbha regions of Maharashtra and Bundelkhand that straddles Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have lost their livelihoods to the cruel vagaries of nature.

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09 Aug 2018 description
job Closing date: 10 Sep 2018 Caritas

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19 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 20 Aug 2018 Caritas

The special adviser will have responsibility for developing and implementing Caritas Norway´s strategy in the area. This includes having responsibility for on-going projects in the region, as well as developing new projects in co-operation with partners. The position includes both long-term development and humanitarian assistance, applying for funds, budgets and reporting. The position includes close monitoring of partners, particularly within capacity building and the structuring of local emergency responses.

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