- Dec 8, 2019
CAFOD – the international development agency of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales – has been allowing people to participate in what it calls ‘Hands On’ projects. These are short-term projects lasting just two or three years with identified and achievable goals.
British Catholic international development agencies said they welcomed a report this week saying the international aid industry is failing to tackle abuse by members of staff.
The director of Caritas Colombia has called for dialogue between the country’s new president-elect and former leftist guerrillas to prevent the return of guerrilla warfare.
The Saudi-led coalition’s assault on Hodeida, Yemen’s main port city, will have a “catastrophic impact” on the ability of relief groups to get food, medicine and other aid to vulnerable Yemeni families in urgent need of assistance, a Catholic aid agency warned.
A Catholic aid network has issued a stark warning about what it calls “a forgotten crisis” in South Sudan.
Catholic and other faith-based aid groups are urging an end to fighting in Yemen, where three years of war have created a humanitarian crisis, including “the world’s largest food security emergency,” according to the United Nations.