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Catholic Relief Services - Latest News
Nov 13, 2019 - 11:01 pm .- After the dissipation of Cyclone Bulbul, Catholic organizations have provided aid to the victims in Bangladesh, and assessed the immediate and long term needs of those recovering from the storm.
Oct 18, 2019 - 03:36 pm .- Political conditions in Haiti have disrupted aid programs and increased economic hardships, leaving Catholic Relief Services concerned about another humanitarian crisis.
Sep 26, 2019 - 05:42 pm .- The Trump administration’s freeze on foreign aid to three Central American countries is harming the people who live there, and could ultimately drive an increase in immigration to the U.S., members of Congress heard this week.
Sep 14, 2019 - 12:00 am .- Catholic Relief Services is warning of increasing violence and displacement in the Sahel— the vast area of western and north-central Africa stretching from Senegal to Sudan.
Aug 17, 2019 - 04:07 pm .- Catholic Relief Services is speaking out against a potential reassignment of U.S. funds that Congress appropriated for foreign assistance programs, which aid agencies say could mean a loss of between $2 billion and $4 billion they would otherwise use for humanitarian efforts.
Jul 19, 2019 - 10:44 am .- Catholic Relief Services is working with local partners to provide aid amid severe flooding and landslides in parts of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh, the group said Thursday.
Jul 4, 2019 - 03:30 pm .- A string of high-profile migrant deaths in the last week should draw our attention to the thousands more that go unreported, and encourage us to welcome migrants, while also working to address the challenges that lead them to leave their homes, said the head of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) this week.
Jun 20, 2019 - 11:50 am .- Catholic Relief Services is monitoring the health situation in Uganda, following two confirmed deaths from the Ebola virus.
May 8, 2019 - 10:55 am .- Although a ceasefire has calmed a violent situation in Gaza, one Catholic aid agency warned that the people living there remain extremely vulnerable due to drastic cuts in U.S. humanitarian assistance.
May 3, 2019 - 02:10 pm .- A category four cyclone struck India's Odisha state Friday morning, but humanitarian groups and government forces are better prepared than in previous years.
Apr 17, 2019 - 03:01 pm .- Catholic Relief Services was among 18 organizations that have welcomed the introduction of a Senate Resolution calling on the Trump administration to disburse humanitarian aid already provided by Congress for residents of the West Bank and Gaza.
Apr 3, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- While the United States threatens to cut funding to Central America in response to immigration issues, critics say the cutbacks will only aggravate concerns about immigration and illegal border crossings.
Mar 15, 2019 - 12:36 am .- A Catholic aid agency is asking Congress to maintain its commitment to international humanitarian funding, after the Trump administration proposed a federal budget that would cut foreign aid by 24 percent.
Feb 4, 2019 - 06:11 pm .- With millions of Ethiopians forced out of their homes, Catholic Relief Services is working with the local Catholic Church to offer immediate relief and to address the root causes of their displacement.
Jan 12, 2019 - 04:54 pm .- In the ongoing discussions surrounding immigration, part of the solution must involve looking at the factors that drive people to leave their homes in the first place, said the vice president of an international Catholic aid group.
Dec 29, 2018 - 10:54 am .- Life used to be very isolated for Ho Ngoc Linh, an 11-year-old girl living in central Vietnam.
Dec 17, 2018 - 04:02 pm .- The tremor lasted less than a minute. Dr. Jude Banatte’s car was shaking, and then it was not.
Nov 28, 2018 - 12:41 pm .- As policymakers and migrants consider their next steps, some have asked why migrants leave Central America to make a dangerous journey with an uncertain outcome
Nov 24, 2018 - 04:59 pm .- On average, the Philippines is hit by 8-9 tropical typhoons per year. These storms can cause significant damage - but they rarely reach the magnitude of 2013’s Typhoon Haiyan.
Oct 16, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- Feeding the hungry requires combined action and political will to provide real help for the poor, Pope Francis has said.