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Responding to Cyclone Gita

A blog by Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand's Mark Mitchell on 04 March 2018 

It’s now three weeks since the most powerful cyclone in 60 years passed over the islands of Tongatapu and ‘Eua in th

Caritas goes to work on Gita response

In just over 72 hours Tropical Cyclone Gita has swept across islands of the Pacific causing substantial damage to homes, livelihoods, places of refuge, and places of prayer.

Catholic Communities Welcome Refugees

Caritas, as one of four organisations approved for the new Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship (CORS) programme, will lead the coordination of a number of Cath

Valuing Human Dignity and Creating an Environment for People to Flourish

Today, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand present their oral submission on the Budget Policy Statement at Bowen House.

Surviving in South Sudan

A blog by Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand's Mark Mitchell on 05 January 2018 

It’s always challenging to walk into a camp for displaced people or refugees.

Rohingya refugees living on a knife edge in Bangladesh

A blog by Caritas Scotland’s Valentine Morgan on 18 December 2017

More than 655,000 Rohingya refugees have now fled over the border into neighbouring Bangladesh where they find themselves h

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Tutu ana te puehu - Stirring up the dust