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When every moment mattered, the survivors of Haiti's 7.0-magnitude earthquake did not have to wait for help. Catholic Relief Services was there within hours. Our work didn't start the day of or the day after the earthquake. We've been a trusted partner of the Haitian people since 1954.
When fighting erupted in mid-December, Ayen Garang, a single mother of four, fled her village in Jonglei State, South Sudan, not far from one of the army barracks. Like the majority of the displaced, Ayen and her family fled with only the clothes on their backs and one or two items. In her case...More
On January 12, 2010, a massive earthquake brought destruction to Haiti. The challenges to rebuilding the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere have been great. But the reconstruction has been a catalyst for change.
Reconstruction has brought better schools and more prepared teachers...More
Catholic Relief Services is continuing our ramped-up response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa by capitalizing on our long history in the region, and our broad community and Church networks.
The Ebola outbreak, which began last March, has killed more than 6,000 people. The...More