Emergencies

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 International Development.

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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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“A cry to the world”: Cardinal Tagle visits Rohingya Refugee camps in Bangladesh

December 20, 2018
visiting Rohingya refugee camps

“This camp is a cry to the whole world for a better politics based on compassion and solidarity,” said Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, president...

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The situation in Kerala remains precarious

September 24, 2018

More than a month after torrential rains poured down upon the state of Kerala in southwestern India, the situation of thousands of people remains very precarious.

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