Posts Tagged ‘Displaced People’

War in South Sudan drags on, church helps displaced Comments 0

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

In South Sudan about a third of the 12 million people have been forced to flee their homes. The Catholic Church is one group trying to help alleviate suffering. In the grounds of the Cathedral of St. Mary in Wau, for example, almost 10,000 internally displaced people continue to find refuge. Read more     Read more

Running for their lives Comments 0

Friday, August 19th, 2016
Refugees running for their lives

Imagine, right now at this very moment you and your loved ones need to run for your lives! With hardly more than the clothes on your backs, you and your family must flee from an invading armed force. Or imagine your quick exodus is due to the fact that gang members have threatened to kill Read more

Fiji floods: 14,000 including 5,000 children displaced Comments 0

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Over 14,000 thousand people, including 5,000 children, have been displaced from their homes by the Fiji floods. These families are sheltering in over 200 evacuation centres and many lack regular access to water, food and essential items. Water and electricity shortages across the Western Division are creating a potentially dangerous situation for thousands more. The Read more