CAFOD received £52,600,000
and spent £52,900,000
£26m was spent on development projects and
£17.4m on disaster relief.
350 young leaders completed the CAFOD volunteer programme
Indonesia earthquake and tsunami
CAFOD's local partner Caritas Indonesia (Karina) are on the ground responding to the needs and carrying out rapid assessments ensuring that those in the greatest need have access to emergency aid. They are also being supported by sister agencies – CRS and Caritas Australia.
You can give to CAFOD's Emergency Response Fund – helping us to support our local aid agencies on the ground when disasters hit.
After the massive earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015, the fantastic £3.9 million that you raised for CAFOD’s emergency response has helped communities to start to come back to life:
350,000 people have been helped with food, shelter and emergency supplies
32,000 were supported to
recover long term
37,000 received blankets, tarpaulins, mats, clothing and fuel to survive the winter
7 earthquake-resistant schools have been built
10,000 families helped to rebuild safe homes.
Some examples from around the world
In Bolivia ...
CAFOD helped strengthen indigenous
communities affected by climate change through better management of their natural resources, teaching more resilient farming methods
In Sierra Leone …
CAFOD helped deliver water, sanitation and health projects to communities of girls and women living in care facilities.
In Kenya …
CAFOD improved food security and resilience to climate change by helping farmers improve the way they managed their crops and livestock.
In Lebanon ..
CAFOD helped local communities working with Syrian refugee communities to develop cooperative enterprises … and cooperation between refugees and their hosts .
In Bangladesh …
CAFOD provided food, water, sanitation and other essential supplies to over 60,000
Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar.
In the Philippines …
CAFOD carried on rebuilding the damage caused to people’s lives, livelihoods and well-being following typhoon Haiyan.
All these facts are from CAFOD’s magazine ‘Side by Side’ Summer 2018
Currently [October 2018] CAFOD have the following emergency appeals:
Syria Crisis Appeal
Fighting in Syria has caused a humanitarian crisis on a staggering scale. CAFOD's partners are working in Syria and with Syrians who have fled to country.
Rohingya Crisis Appeal
Supporting refugees who have fled conflict in Myanmar. Over half a million refugees have arrived in Bangladesh in urgent need of food, water, shelter and medical aid.
Helping provide nutrition and clean water to orginous people caught up in the war in Yemen.
Kerela Crisis Appeal
CAFOD is working alongside local partner Caritas India, who are already responding to the crisis with a project that will provide food and essentials such as hygiene products to over 32,000 of the most vulnerable and marginalised people of Kerala.
Refugee Crisis Appeal
War, persecution, natural disaster and poverty force millions of people from their homes.
CAFOD is a member of Caritas Internationalis - a confederation of Catholic aid agencies across the globe - and are campaigning for the rights of people on the move as part of the Share the Journey campaign, supported by nearly 200 Catholic organisations worldwide.
CAFOD is working with their partners in
St Peter's & Our Lady's: 01926 423824
St Joseph's: 01926 772712
St Peter | Dormer Place, Leamington Spa, CV32 5AA
Our Lady | Valley Rd, Lillington, Leamington Spa, CV32 7SJ
St Joseph | 47 Murcott Rd East, Whitnash, Leamington Spa, CV31 2JJ