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Ngozi Ifediagwu beams a welcoming smile at the young man who approaches her desk. Under a tent near a busy shopping mall in Enugu, Nigeria, Ngozi and her fellow volunteers provide counseling and HIV testing services to the public in a series of activities leading up to World AIDS Day....More
At least 100 health care workers have died from Ebola in Guinea, undermining the ability of the health care system to continue delivering routine services. Catholic Relief Services and our local partners are organizing training for more than 3,000 health care workers on when and how to use...More
Since 2011, Syrians have been fleeing their country to escape a brutal civil war. CRS continues to help these refugees in several countries, including Jordan and Lebanon. Near the Syrian border, in the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon, CRS supports our partner the Good Shepherd Sisters in operating a...More
Catholic Relief Services is continuing our response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa by capitalizing on our long history in the region, and our broad community and Church networks. The Ebola outbreak that began last March has killed more than 8,800 people. While we have seen a turning point...More
Under the shade of a mango tree, dozens of women gather to learn about preparing healthy meals for the children in their care. Some are orphaned. All have suffered hardship that has left them vulnerable in so many ways, including malnutrition....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
Two years ago, at the peak of the drought in the Horn of Africa, up to 1,500 people a day were coming from Somalia into Kenya, and headed for the refugee camps around the border town of Dadaab. A large entourage of reporters, photographers and film crews chronicled their movements....More
Like all concerned mothers, Victorine Minoarison and Helene Baotlata sacrifice for their families. They skimp on their own meals so their children can eat more. They work hard in their fields in rural Madagascar to harvest enough rice to sell and eat throughout the year.