Emergencies

Statement on Latest violence against the Rohingya population in Burma

The below-named Canadian civil society organizations and individuals, who all have a strong interest and/or long experience of working in the Asia-Pacific region, are gravely concerned regarding the latest wave...

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Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is saddened by the situation in Burma

Devp is saddened by the situation in Burma

As a result of renewed violence which erupted on August 25th, 2017 between the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army and the Myanmar army, in northern Rakhine State in Myanmar (the official name of Burma), several hundreds...

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East Africa and northeastern Nigeria: urgent aid is needed to respond to the humanitarian crisis

Humanitarian Crisis - Africa 2017

Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is profoundly concerned about the famine in South Sudan, and the humanitarian crises in Somalia, Yemen, and Nigeria. The situation is also very troubling in certain neighbouring countries...

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Apocalyptic scenes surround hard-hit Grand’Anse in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

Coming over the mountains into the isolated department of Grand’Anse in the southwestern part of Haiti, shocking scenes of desolation and devastation take over the landscape.

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Haïti : les mesures de prévention ont permis de sauver des vies

October 12, 2016

Aux lendemains de l’ouragan Matthew, plusieurs de nos partenaires affirment que les mesures de prévention développées à la suite de catastrophes précédentes ont permis de sauver des vies.

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Haïti: preventative measures have helped saved lives

October 12, 2016

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, several of Development and Peace – Caritas Canada’s partners have reported that preventative measures learned from past disasters helped saved lives.

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The Pope Francis Village school in the Philippines nears completion

June 22, 2016
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Kelly Di Domenico, Communications Officer

The local elementary school in the community of Diit is a beehive of activity these days. Diit is the community near the city of Tacloban, where Development and Peace and several of its partners are working together to build a resettlement site called the Pope Francis Village that will provide a new beginning for 550 families affected by Typhoon Haiyan. 

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Strengthening our support for communities affected by the drought in Ethiopia

June 23, 2016
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Khoudia Ndiaye, Communications Officer

In partnership with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Development and Peace - Caritas Canada is providing support for an Ethiopian partner organization (the Harar Secretariat of Caritas Ethiopia (HCS))...

Supporting Burundian refugees in Tanzania

June 6, 2016
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Khoudia Ndiaye, Communications Officer

Burundi has been plunged in a political crisis since April 2015, when President Pierre Nkurunziza made the very controversial announcement that he would be allowed to present his candidacy for a third term. Thousands of Burundians have crossed the border into Tanzania in order to flee the political instability and violence that have paralyzed the economy and adversely affected the most vulnerable in the country.

Au Népal, le long, lent et difficile processus de reconstruction

June 2, 2016
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Par Stéphane Vinhas, Chargé de programmes (Secours d’urgence)

Le 25 avril dernier, premier anniversaire du séisme, je me suis rendu au Népal, pour deux semaines, afin d’évaluer l’évolution du contexte et d’assurer le suivi des projets appuyés par Développement et Paix il s’agissait aussi de marquer symboliquement la présence de notre organisation auprès des Népalaises et des Népalais afin de commémorer ensemble, ce triste évènement. 

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