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The flag of Colombia.

Bishops ask for contributions to aid flood victims in Colombia

Jul 14, 2022

By Eduardo Berdejo

Torrential winter rains in the departments of Sucre, Córdoba, and Bolívar in northern Colombia have affected thousands of people. Read more

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish Catholic bishops’ conference.

Polish Catholic Church to hold day of solidarity with Europe’s flood victims as death toll rises

Jul 16, 2021

By CNA Staff

At least 120 people have died in the floods, many of them in Germany. Read more

Flood waters after a landslide in the Indian state of Kerala on August 9, 2019.

Pope Francis prays for monsoon victims in India

Aug 12, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis offered prayers and condolences Monday for the victims of monsoon flooding in southern India that has left more... Read more

Flooding after Hurricane Katrina.

Even Hurricane Katrina couldn't keep this nun out of New Orleans

Aug 27, 2015

By Kate Veik

For Sister Greta Jupiter, SSF, it was an odd sensation driving through New Orleans East in the months after Hurricane... Read more

Nuns and Coerr volunteers assisting flood relief in Thailand.

Thai Catholic charity offers aid as flooding affect millions

Oct 10, 2013

With heavy rains causing season-long flooding in Thailand, the bishops' emergency relief office in the country has increased its assistance... Read more

Colorado National Guardsmen assist Boulder County authorities evacuate residents of Lyons, CO Sept. 13, 2013.

Catholic Charities prepares aid for Colo. flood victims

Sep 17, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic relief agencies in Colorado are assembling to provide long-term assistance for victims of the massive floods that have struck... Read more

Caritas Volunteers in Relief Work Action.

Relief efforts underway as flooding wreaks havoc in Philippines

Aug 21, 2013

A combination of seasonal monsoon rains and a tropical storm off the coast of the Philippines has caused massive damage... Read more