human development, social justice and sustainable social systems

Ongoing Emergency

Earthquakes in Croatia

Earthquakes in Croatia

On 29 December 2020 at 12:19, a devastating 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit central Croatia causing major damages in the towns of Petrinja and Sisak. This was the second strong earthquake in two days and the strongest recorded in 140 years. Its strength was felt as far away as Zagreb, Velika…

Earthquakes in Albania

Earthquakes in Albania

Between June and November 2019, Albania has experienced three powerful earthquakes in the south-east and central part of the country. The south-east of Albania was hit by several earthquakes at the beginning of June 2019. The deepest tremor recorded a 5.3 Richter magnitude. Its epicentre was in the Korca municipality,…

Migrant emergency in Albania

Migrant emergency in Albania

Albania has been a major corridor for migrants trying to reach the EU for several years now. Although media attention has moved away from this issue, the situation still remains serious and many people are still in need of assistance. Caritas Albania has been working in collaboration with the Albanian…