Posts Tagged ‘Typhoon’

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand supporting Philippines in Typhoon Aftermath

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is accepting donations towards a Rapid Response Appeal to support Caritas Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut (local name: Ompong). The typhoon swept through the Philippines this weekend with over 4.3 million people in its path. NASSA/Caritas Philippines is responding and is carrying out assessments of the impact. Heavy landslides, Read more

New Zealander heading global team in the Philippines relief effort

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Mark Mitchell, an emergency response expert with Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, is on the ground in the Philippines, leading a global response team for the international Caritas network. Mark leads the humanitarian work programme of Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand. He has worked in emergencies in Kosovo, Africa and Christchurch. In the Philippines he is heading Read more

3000 attend Mass in Auckland of victims of typhoon Haiyan

Friday, November 15th, 2013

More than 3000 people attended a special mass celebrated by Bishop Patrick Dunn, for the victims of typhoon Haiyan at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Auckland, New Zealand, on Wednesday evening. Bishop Dunn said that a large congregation had been expected, but they had been overwhelmed by the numbers of people who came. It was the biggest Read more

Caritas launches Typhoon Haiyan appeal

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has launched an Appeal and will contribute at least NZ$100,000 to relief efforts in the Philippines following the deadly impact of super-Typhoon Haiyan on 8 November. Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is working through NASSA (Caritas Philippines) along with other Caritas member agencies. Teams are assessing immediate needs for food, water, clothing Read more