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Latest Caritas Media Releases & News

“Alarm bells should be ringing in the corridors of power"

Aerial view of the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (All day)

Responding to the release of the latest Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

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

Mareta Tana - Cover image
Thursday, October 4, 2018 (All day)

Climate action should prioritise the poor – Caritas Report

Sulawesi Indonesia - Earthquake and Tsunami Update

Creative Commons
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 12:30

A very large 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on the 28th September, and also created a tsunami with destructive waves up to 6 meters in height that struck the coastal area

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand supporting Philippines in Typhoon Aftermath

NASSA/Caritas Philippines staff member inspecting damages on a farm in Ilocos Sur (image courtesy of NASSA/Caritas Philippines)
Monday, September 17, 2018 (All day)

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is accepting donations towards a Rapid Response Appeal to support Caritas Philippines

Life in Tonga - The lasting effects of Cyclone Gita

Mark Mitchell
Saturday, September 8, 2018 (All day)

When storms pass over the island of Tongatapu, Tonga there are no areas that are particularly protected, no big hills that might offer shelter from the prevailing wind.

World Indigenous Peoples Day

Logo courtesy of the United Nations
Thursday, August 9, 2018 (All day)

As Caritas commemorates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples today, we recognize the challenge we all have

Other media releases

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

Climate change – the ultimate intergenerational issue

Caritas welcomes a new report, Stepping stones to Paris and beyond: Climate change, progress and predictability published by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Jan Wrig

Powering remote Pacific communities with renewable innovations

While we in New Zealand are fortunate enough to have electricity at the flick of a switch, hundreds of remote communities around the Pacific have little access to electricity and must rely on small

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