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CRS’ e-voucher card allows people in Gaza to purchase food, hygiene and living supplies in times of crisis.
The e-voucher program gives households the opportunity to purchase items from nearby stores approved by CRS and enables them to choose the items that best meet their needs.
The Shelter Upgrade project with Catholic Relief Services supports vulnerable families living in substandard housing and makes permanent upgrades to improve their living conditions.
The Gaza Emergency Appeal for Food and Non-Food E-Voucher program supplies vulnerable households with a debit-like card that is replenished at the beginning of each month.
Donate to Syrian refugees. Catholic Relief Services and our Caritas partners in the region are reaching out to Syrian refugees and providing hope and assistance with education, counseling and care for children, housing, and livelihood support.
It’s back-to-school time. The summer is winding down, and that means getting used to the old routine again. You may be waking up a little earlier to help the kids catch a bus, packing lunches the night before or settling down at the kitchen table to do homework.
But for many of the...
In Catholic Relief Services staffer Noura Ashour's tidy apartment—with family photos on the walls and fresh-cut flowers on the dining room table—it's easy to forget that outside is one of the most densely populated and conflict-riven places on Earth. It's when you enter the sunroom that the...
Next to a mountain of rubble where their former home stood, Abu Hussein and his wife, Hend, make coffee and chat outside their new home.
Abu and his family live in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Their land is less than a mile from the border with Israel. During the summer of 2014,...