Caritas Europa is in charge of co-ordinating small and middle-scale emergencies in Europe, and to facilitate capacity building in the field of Humanitarian Aid. 

Caritas Europa responds as a professional and effective actor to humanitarian crises in Europe. Major catastrophes are co-ordinated on a global level by Caritas Internationalis.

As a network, Caritas Europa ensures that member organisations have access to an environment that allows fro sharing and learning from operational experience and expertise.