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Over 150,000 families without adequate shelter in Syria after the earthquake
According to UNHCR, widespread destruction of buildings and homes has displaced 150,000 households across Syria and 900,000 people are in urgent need of shelter. To date, an estimated 50,000 people are dead and an additional 110,000 have been left injured by the earthquake on February 6th. These figures continue to rise as search and rescue efforts continue in both Syria and Turkey.
Embrace Equality, Encounter, Renewal: Caritas’ Commitment to Promote Women in the Church and Society
This year Caritas Internationalis is present at the 67th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (March 6-17) at the UN headquarters in New York. In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8), Caritas held a webinar titled ‘Embrace equality, encounter, renewal’ in connection with the 2023 theme ‘DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality’.
Global Caritas Network Joins Forces To Support Syrian and Turkish People
Death and injury tolls continues to rise as the search continues for missing loved ones in Syria and Turkey. A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey on Monday (February 6), followed by 100 aftershocks throughout the week, also impacting the population in neighbouring Syria.
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