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20 Oct 2017 description
report Caritas

Caritas India on October 13, 2017 launched a year-long campaign with a pledge for building ‘safer homes and safer communities” as it observed International Day on Disaster Reduction (IDDR).

The campaign aims to bring awareness to as many as 24 thousand households, especially in India rural and vulnerable areas, describes a video release on this occasion. It will also build 500 resilient hosing models that withstands all major types of disasters like cyclones, earthquakes and floods.

17 Oct 2017 description

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE INTERASSOCIATIF Lundi 16 octobre 2017

Alors que les ministres de l’Intérieur des pays de l’Union européenne étudiaient la possibilité de rétablir les contrôles systématiques aux frontières intérieures de l’UE lors d’une rencontre au Luxembourg vendredi dernier, nos organisations exho rtent les autorités françaises à se conformer au droit international, européen et français en cessan t les atteintes aux droits des personnes migrantes et réfugiées à la frontière avec l’Italie.

16 Oct 2017 description
report Caritas

by Stefan Teplan, Caritas Germany

The town of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh is a tourist destination with luxury five star hotels and 120 km of sandy beaches. In the last month it has become famous for a different reason, with the arrival of over half a million forcibly displaced Rohingya from Myanmar. They are now encamped an hour south of the town in what is fast becoming the world’s biggest refugee camp.

14 Oct 2017 description
report Caritas

Kinshasa, le 13 octobre 2017 (caritasdev.cd) : La Caritas Congo Asbl intervient dans 11 Coordinations Provinciales de Lutte contre la lèpre et la Tuberculose (CPLT) à travers 10 Sous Bénéficiaires. Elle appuie 278 Centres de Santé de Diagnostic et traitement de Tuberculose dans 79 zones des santé. 1.112 relais communautaires ont été choisis, équipés et régulièrement supervisés pour assurer les activités de sensibilisation des communautés sur la tuberculose.

12 Oct 2017 description
report Caritas

Caritas has swung into action getting food and cooking utensils to Rohingya refugees as of 8 October, after receiving clearance from the Bangladesh authorities.

In the first phase of an emergency response to the Rohingya refugee crisis, the Caritas Bangladesh team of 40 staff and numerous volunteers are reaching 1200-1600 families per day with food staples of pulses, oil, salt and sugar, plus household utensils like cups and plates.

Each family receives enough food to last two weeks, along with rice that is being distributed by the World Food Programme.

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