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Caritas agencies are responding to flooding in Libya where at least 5300 lives have been lost and more than 10,000 people are missing, as Pope Francis appealed for the international community to come to the aid of the hard-hit nation.
Caritas agencies are responding to the earthquake in Morocco, where more than 2600 lives have been lost and thousands have been injured.
For the second day in a row, Pope Francis has expressed his condolences for the thousands of people who have died or were affected by the devastating earthquake that struck central Morocco on Friday. Source: Vatican News.
Lismore’s largest school will be one of three relocated after a long-awaited review of the viability of Catholic schools in flood-affected areas. Source: ABC News.
A year after record floodwaters devastated Lismore, the Northern Rivers town is rebuilding, even though it’s happening at a frustratingly slow pace for many residents. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has announced proceeds from this year’s Christmas at the Cathedral event will go directly towards providing relief and recovery to the victims of the New South Wales flood disaster. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
Little did the volunteers preparing a home for Ukrainian refugees in central west New South Wales know that just weeks later they would find themselves homeless and in need of charity from those they had welcomed. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
Caritas agencies are responding after more than 50,000 people were displaced in the wake of the magnitude 5.6 earthquake that struck Indonesia this week. Source: Caritas Australia.