A CRS staff hydrologist gets to know the people he serves in some of the most remote areas of his country.
Congress’ continuing resolution expires Feb. 18. Raise your voice now for the highest funding possible for humanitarian assistance.
CRS and local partners offer improved, consistent care as part of a poverty-alleviation project.
In this update, Catholic Relief Services provides an overview of urgent humanitarian priorities in 2022. Our ability to respond is possible thanks to the generous support of private and public donors, the dedication of our local partners, and the unwavering presence of Caritas and the Catholic Church.
Administrators, teachers and parents work together to provide students regular meals more efficiently while tracking provisions and reducing loss.
By pooling their money and borrowing to grow their businesses, women here are finding it easier to meet their families’ needs.
A CRS project provides local a support system that enables participants to reduce the effects of disease and maintain a healthy life.
Children with disabilities faced barriers to education as virtual learning channels became the new way to deliver lessons.
On August 14, 2021, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti at 8:30 a.m. GMT, about 80 miles west of Port-au-Prince, in Nippes department. An estimated 2,248 people lost their lives in the earthquake, and thousands were injured. Local health care systems are overwhelmed.
The earthquake destroyed homes, infrastructure and businesses, and displaced tens of thousands of people throughout the southern region, Grand Sud. At least 53,915 houses have been destroyed, and another 83,777 houses have been damaged. Many public buildings such as hospitals, schools, hotels and churches are damaged or collapsed. An estimated 650,000 families across the departments of Sud, Grand'Anse and Nippes need emergency support.