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The other one per cent

On World Refugee Day, we look at how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting forcibly displaced communities and how Development and Peace’s partners are serving them.

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New funds to help Rohingya, Syrian and Venezuelan refugees

Funding from the Government of Canada will help Development and Peace extend support to over 30,000 people facing acute humanitarian crises.

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More solidarity, more aid: a prescription for Canada’s international response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Development and Peace signs an open letter from the international cooperation sector, addressed to Canada’s Minister of...

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Far from over: the heightening horrors of war in Syria’s northwest

Intensifying hostilities, hunger, homelessness, displacement and political uncertainty threaten to create Syria’s worst humanitarian crisis so far.

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Development and Peace — Caritas Canada and the Canadian Foodgrains Bank launch project to meet the food needs of vulnerable Venezuelans

Since 2015, Venezuela has been facing economic turmoil and...

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Cyclone-hit Mozambique still needs your help

On March 15, 2019, Cyclone Idai, one of the worst tropical cyclones on record in Africa, hit the coast of Mozambique. Barely had the stunned citizenry processed the scale of the disaster when they...

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Nepal: Four years after the 2015 earthquakes

April 25, 2019
Nepal: Four years after the 2015 earthquakes

Four years ago, on April 25th, 2015, Nepal was struck by a massive earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale. That event was followed by several...

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Cyclone Idai leaves 3 million people in need of aid

Cyclone Idai

Zimbabwe are in need of urgent aid after Tropical Cyclone Idai ravaged the region.

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Reconstruction after Hurricane Matthew makes progress thanks to local participation

March 5, 2019

Once a charred brown, the palm lined hills that surround the colonial town of Cavaillon, have, two years after Hurricane Matthew, regained their...

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The cry of the Haitian People

February 22, 2019

For almost two weeks now, the Haitian people have been in the streets of Port-au-Prince, expressing their anger at the government, which they accuse of being corrupt and of, among other things, misappropriating millions...

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