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05 Dec 2018 description
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Introduction

Impartiality in discussion

Martin Quack

Why is impartiality important?

03 Dec 2018 description
report Caritas

Winds of more than 126 kmp/h hit Gopalpur of Odisha between 0430 and 0530 hours IST on 11th October 2018 causing heavy damage worth Rs. 2,200 crores according to the Government assessment. Houses worth Rs. 150 crore and as per input subsidy crops amounting to Rs. 233 crore were damaged.

03 Dec 2018 description
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Severe cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ has devastated the Tamil Nadu delta on November 15 and the early hours on November 16, affecting 12 districts of the state.

Predominantly agrarian belt of the state has seen flat coconut farms all over. 60-80% of all coconut trees in the region is destroyed by the cyclonic storm and wind.

26 Nov 2018 description
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The Chairman of Caritas India, Bishop Lumen Monteiro visited the diocese of Vijaypuram, Idukki, and Verapoly from the 19th to 22nd November. As part of the visit, he inaugurated the Rehabilitation phase of Caritas India supported programmes and also met with the Bishops, diocesan directors of social works and several flood-affected families as an expression of solidarity with the flood-affected victims. He assured the Church’s continued support and accompaniment to all the flood-affected Dioceses and people of Kerala.

25 Nov 2018 description
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“Please alert our Diocesan Partners in and around the delta districts where Gaja Cyclone was expected to have landfall, “ said Fr.Paul Moonjely, the Director of Caritas India on 14th November, 2018. He was resonating the concern of Caritas India fearing the destruction that Gaja cyclone was going to bring. Caritas India management team was in constant touch with Dr.John Arokiaraj, Caritas Manager in charge for Tamil Nadu.

20 Nov 2018 description
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The civil war in Syria forced Maram and her family to flee without any possessions. Five years later they’re still homeless and yet to return.

Security has improved in the capital, Damascus, and the family’s hometown in the adjoining suburb of Ghouta, but the humanitarian situation remains critical. Winter is on its way and will make conditions worse.

The family now lives in an empty elevator engine room on top of an apartment building in Damascus.

20 Nov 2018 description
report Caritas

Depuis 10 ans, le Secours Catholique-Caritas France soutient un projet hydraulique dans 10 communes rurales au Burkina Faso.

Pour son partenaire, l’OCADES Burkina (Organisation catholique pour le développement et la solidarité), la Caritas burkinabé, garantir l’accès à l’eau et à l’assainissement, c’est garantir une sécurité alimentaire et une hygiène de vie nécessaire au bien-être des populations.

ENTRETIEN AVEC L’ABBÉ CONSTANTIN SAFANITIÉ SÉRÉ, SECRÉTAIRE GÉNÉRAL DE L’OCADES BURKINA.

09 Nov 2018 description
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Kisangani, 07 November 2018 (caritasdev.cd): After Kisangani, the religious leaders of Yangambi and Banalia, in Tshopo Province, have just been mobilized in the early diagnosis and treatment of children living with HIV / AIDS. It was during capacity building workshops organized from 20 to 29 October 2018 by Caritas Congo Asbl, in collaboration with Caritas Development Kisangani

09 Nov 2018 description
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Kisangani, le 07 novembre 2018 (caritasdev.cd) : Après Kisangani, les leaders religieux de Yangambi et Banalia, en Province de la Tshopo, viennent d’être mobilisés dans le diagnostic et le traitement précoces des enfants vivant avec le VIH/SIDA. C’était au cours des ateliers de renforcement de leurs capacités organisés du 20 au 29 octobre 2018 par la Caritas Congo Asbl, en collaboration avec la Caritas-Développement Kisangani. (Click here to read the English version)

08 Nov 2018 description
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Durante 18 meses ha prestado ayuda alimentaria y de salud a más de 130.000 personas especialmente vulnerables.

Cáritas Venezuela acaba de hacer público un informe global de las acciones humanitarias desarrolladas en 16 diócesis del país para prestar ayuda de primera necesidad a las familias en situación más precaria a consecuencia de la actual crisis de acceso a la alimentación y la salud.

04 Nov 2018 description
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Jayanti Gomango and her husband Saiti Gomango reside in the periphery of Laxmipur village along with their children and grandchildren. Two small kuccha rooms serve as a refuge for this family of six belonging to the Soura tribe. On the night of October 11, the heavy winds and rainfall swept away the tin and smashed the humble dwelling, damaging all her household belongings.

31 Oct 2018 description
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SOMMAIRE

EDITORIAL

  • La dignité de l’homme prévaut sur les profits !

Actualités

  • Attaques meurtrières à Beni : la CENCO s’indigne face à l’inertie du Gouvernement et de la Communauté internationale
  • Nième attaque sanglante à Beni : Mgr Sikuli demande aux Autorités de mieux protéger la population

Dossier

31 Oct 2018 description
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Umi Sumbajono and her family had seconds to react when a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on September 28.

The 55-year-old grabbed her two grandchildren and fled from their home in Jono Ono village.

“I panicked and prayed,” Umi said. “We saw the land, the ground, splitting and cracking, with mud and water coming out of the ground.”

Over 2,000 were killed in the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

29 Oct 2018 description
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Bunia, le 29 octobre 2018 (caritasdev.cd) : 500 ménages retournés, victimes des violences à caractère communautaire survenues au début de l’année dans le Territoire de Djugu en Province de l’Ituri, viennent de recevoir une aide multisectorielle de Caritas pour assurer leur réinsertion. Chaque ménage a reçu une somme de 226,74 $ US sous forme de coupons-valeur à échanger contre vivres, semences et articles ménagers essentiels au cours de 3 journées de foire tenues du 16 au 18 octobre 2018, dans le Groupement de Pilo Masumbuko.

22 Oct 2018 description
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  • La red Migrantes con Derechos alerta de que se estén produciendo devoluciones inmediatas a Marruecos tras el último salto a la valla de Melilla

22 de octubre de 2018.- Ante el último salto a la valla de Melilla de cientos de inmigrantes, con una persona muerta y un nuevo sueño truncado que debería haberse evitado, la red Migrantes con Derechos quiere, en primer lugar, expresar su dolor e impotencia por esta nueva pérdida de una vida humana en nuestras fronteras.

22 Oct 2018 description
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Kamako, le 19 octobre 2018 (caritasdev.cd) : 406.716 Congolais expulsés de l'Angola vivent dans des conditions précaires dans les Provinces du Kasaï, Kasaï Central, du Kwango et du Kongo Central depuis le 1er Octobre 2018.

Selon les Caritas diocésaines concernées par cette crise et les témoignages recueillis auprès des autorités locales, les expulsions se font dans des conditions inhumaines de fortes violences, tracasserie, des extorsions perpétrées, des tortures des violences sexuelles à l’égard des femmes.

20 Oct 2018 description
report Caritas

Caritas Internationalis has launched a campaign with UNAIDS and PEPFAR to promote the diagnosis and early treatment of childhood HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The announcement came after more than 130 religious leaders and health providers met in Kisangani on September 18 to discuss ways to better identify cases of AIDS in children and how to better mobilise communities to improve the diagnosis and treatment for children living with AIDS.

04 Oct 2018 description
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The Caritas State of the Environment for Oceania Report: Waters of Life, Oceans of Mercy - Releases today

Climate action should prioritise the poor – Caritas Report

In its fifth environment report for Oceania, Caritas has called for an integrated approach to tackling climate change that prioritises the needs of the poor. The call comes ahead of the release of a Special Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

02 Oct 2018 description
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A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck just off the coast of Sulawesi island, Indonesia on Friday 28 September. The earthquake caused a tsunami with waves 6 meters high in the city of Palu. A Caritas emergency team is making its way to Palu to assess the needs of the Indonesia tsunami and earthquake survivors.

Please donate to our Indonesia tsunami relief appeal to help us respond

30 Sep 2018 description
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Kerala saw the unprecedented flood in a century, with some hilly districts also facing the landslides. The situation was aggravated by the release of water from 32 dams in the state. While Caritas India has been responding in several districts, Thrissur district is geared up to deliver child focused response through institution of Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) in 13 villages of 8 blocks. The response will directly cover 1000 infants and 2000 school going children, with baby kits and educational and recreation support, while indirectly, many more children will be covered through the CFS.