Posts Tagged ‘Melville Fernandez’

Caritas Australia responds to devastating earthquake in Morocco

Thursday, September 14th, 2023

Caritas agencies are responding to the devastating earthquake in Morocco, where over 2,600 lives have been lost and thousands have been injured. The 6.8 magnitude earthquake is the strongest in over a century. Entire buildings have collapsed, and there are reports some remote villages have been completely destroyed, leaving people trapped or homeless. Many families Read more

Caritas Australia welcomes humanitarian funding for Sudan

Thursday, May 11th, 2023

***MEDIA RELEASE*** Caritas Australia expresses gratitude for Australia’s commitment of $6 million in urgent humanitarian assistance to address the escalating conflict in Sudan. The conflict has exacerbated the existing humanitarian crisis in Sudan, a country already grappling with drought and chronic instability. Even prior to the current turmoil, over 15 million people, one-third of Sudan’s Read more