Creating a culture of evidence: Monitoring and evaluation on the Balkan route
Since the beginning of the refugee crisis, the Caritas network across Europe has been doing a lot to support people who have had to flee their homes in countries affected by war. The challenge today is that we are dealing with a complex humanitarian crisis: due to its...

Efficiency and humanity guide Caritas’ cash programming

Efficiency and humanity guide Caritas’ cash programming
Photo: This lady has never been in a shopping mall before. A Caritas volunteer helps her navigate the various stores and make the best choices to use her voucher. (Caritas Aleppo, June 2017) Cash programming is on the agenda everywhere. People organise meetings, conferences, workshops, and write books...

Caritas Greece facing humanitarian and refugee crisis

Caritas Greece facing humanitarian and refugee crisis
For more than 7 years now, Greece has been going through one of the most critical periods in its post-war history. A period plagued by an unprecedented economic crisis and a profound social and moral crisis due to the lack of integrated and effective social protection policies. The...
Photo: Maks Levin/Caritas Ukraine
The conflict in Ukraine is in its fourth year. Millions of people continue to suffer on a daily basis the consequences of prolonged violence. Fighting between the parties to the conflict keeps on claiming civilian lives and destroying homes, hospitals, schools and vital infrastructure. The persisting displacement of...
The Grand Bargain: better humanitarian assistance during emergencies
Today, a little over a year after the World Humanitarian Summit took place in Istanbul, the Grand Bargain is still the main topic of discussion among humanitarian actors worldwide. The Summit was clearly a unique occasion to put on the table past failures as well as current and...