Caritas at the frontline in Ukraine

Caritas at the frontline in Ukraine
Maksym takes his job very seriously. He is responsible for the security of the Caritas Ukraine teams working in the buffer zone along the contact line with the non-government controlled areas (called by its leaders the “Donetsk People's Republic” and the “Luhansk People's Republic”) in eastern Ukraine. Since...
Syrian refugees - a boy and his father. Photo by Meabh Smith from Trócaire (Caritas Ireland)
We are living in times when the space for civil society organisations to influence migration and humanitarian policies is shrinking. Luckily, there are still important political fora where organisations like Caritas can bring the voice of the vulnerable people with whom we work. The Eastern Partnership’s panel on...
Caritas empowering communities to become resilient against disasters
The village of Dajc in northern Albania was flooded in March 2013. This was the third time within less than five years. Heavy rainfalls in the mountains and a bad management of hydroelectric power plants caused the river Buna to once more burst its banks and, within some...