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13 Aug 2018 description
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Kinshasa, le 08 août 2018 – (caritasdev.cd) : 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 - (caritasdev.cd) : 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.

03 Aug 2018 description
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Caritas India Partners PGSS & DEHAT initiative

Indo-Nepal border has been a susceptible point of human trafficking from ages. Despite many laws to regulate the trafficking, both in Nepal and India, it continues. The percentage of trafficking has increased by 500% since 2013, claimed Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

29 Jul 2018 description
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The mayhem associated with Kerala floods that devastated the normal life of people can be explained through the simple statistics that 391 houses are fully damaged and 10316 houses are partially damaged; 241250 families are affected from 965 villages coming under 74 panchayats, 24 blocks and 14 taluks and 7 districts; 25,469 families with 86598 persons are staying in the relief centres.

21 Jul 2018 description
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A recent survey on the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) conducted in the flood-affected areas of Assam by Caritas India, revealed that 67% of the flood-affected population defecates in the open, due to lack of sanitation facilities and damages to existing sanitation structures in these areas after the flood.

21 Jul 2018 description
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Children from the Sunderban area are identifying hazards and potential risk during Disasters to access the Vulnerability and potential resources to avert the future calamity.

Sunderban, one of the World Heritage sites is facing dramatic changes in terms of water levels due to gradual climate change. Floods, embankment erosion and cyclones are some of the common phenomena in Sundarbans. The island has once had a population of 40,000 people but today only over 3,000 live here.

19 Jul 2018 description

We develop, test and implement the research methodology to evaluate household water filters for use in an emergency context. Our goal is to understand users' and implementers' experience and preferences regarding operation and maintenance of products, and evaluate technical performance in the field. Feedback we provide to the manufacturers will enable optimization and further development of the products. 420 filters of five types are evaluated in Occupied Palestinian Territories, Somalia and Kenya.

16 Jul 2018 description
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Lisala, le 10 juillet 2018 (caritasdev.cd) : Dans le cadre du Programme d’appui à la Résilience des communautés vulnérables aux Risques des Catastrophes (PRRC), une mission a été effectuée par le Chargé de Suivi et Evaluation de ce projet, Mr José POKA MAKAYA, du 09 au 16 juin 2018 à Lisala. L’objet de cette mission était de suivre et apprécier l’état d’avancement de mise en œuvre technique du programme PRRC à la fin du trimestre 2 de l’année 2 dans les sites de Lisala.

16 Jul 2018 description
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Kikwit, le 13 juillet 2018 (caritasdev.cd): La Caritas-Développement Idiofa, en partenariat avec le projet d’Appui à l’Enseignement Primaire (APEP2), signé entre le Ministère de l’Enseignement Primaire, Secondaire et Professionnel de la R.D.Congo et l’Agence Française de Développement (AFD), à travers le Contrat de Désendettement et de Développement, continue bel et bien l’exécution des travaux de construction de six Ecoles primaires dans la ville de Kikwit.

11 Jul 2018 description
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Athens, 11 July 2018 - We, the undersigned organizations active in human rights and humanitarian aid, urge the Regional Governor of the North Aegean Region to re-examine her decision to suspend the operations of Lesvos Solidarity in the area of PIPKA on the island of Lesvos.

08 Jul 2018 description
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The first wave of flood water has started receding in Bishnupur and West Imphal districts of Manipur and Karimganj and Hailakandi districts of Assam, but health issues are looming large in these flood-affected areas.

Caritas India along with HCL foundation and Caritas Germany has been conducting medical camps in Manipur and Assam to support the sick. So far, around 3939 affected patients were treated in the flood-hit areas of Manipur and Assam with the support of District Administration and Camillian Task Force members.

05 Jul 2018 description
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Petición de las entidades de Iglesia que conforman la Red Migrantes con Derechos: Cáritas, Confer, Justicia y Paz y la Comisión Episcopal de Migraciones.

29 Jun 2018 description
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Nota de Cáritas Europa ante la reunión del Consejo Europeo del 28 y 29 de junio.

Después de consultar el Borrador de Conclusiones del Consejo Europeo en curso, Cáritas Europa lamenta que los líderes de la UE no hayan podido avanzar sustancialmente en la reforma tan necesaria del Reglamento de Dublín. Los debates concretos sobre la solidaridad intracomunitaria y el reparto de responsabilidades se han pospuesto una vez más, al parecer indefinidamente.

29 Jun 2018 description
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North East India is no stranger to torrential rains and floods. In fact, this has become an annual suffering feature for the people of Assam, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura in particular. This cycle repeats itself every year and Government departments along with civil society organisations and NGOs respond to this humanitarian crisis.

Assam is prone to annual flooding in the districts adjoining Brahmaputra and Barak valley. Caritas India was among the first NGOs to have responded to multiple disasters affecting the state of Tripura in the month of May 2018.

28 Jun 2018 description
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Caritas International is appealing for urgent assistance to help millions of people affected by the food crisis in West Africa.

27 Jun 2018 description
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Delegados de Guatemala, Mauritania, Etiopía y Filipinas participan en la Semana sobre el Derecho a la Alimentación organizada por Cáritas Española y la AECID.

26 Jun 2018 description
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Kinshasa, 25 June 2018 (caritasdev.cd) : The Archdiocese of Kananga as well as Dioceses of Luiza, Luebo and part of Mweka in Kasai have been facing another nightmare since the end of hostilities caused by the Kamuina Nsapu phenomenon. This is the severe malnutrition that affects several hundred thousand children and breast-feeding mothers.