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Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is the official int'l humanitarian agency of the U.S. Catholic community. We assist people in need in more than 100 countries.
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Technology helps our staff track who should receive food, how much of each item families need, and where and when to send food.
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Nearly 1 million people in southern need urgent action to get basic food for survival. We’re there, providing food like , cooking oil & thanks to funding from .
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Poor rains & pest attacks mean people in southern experience a lean season with little food for 6 months out of the year. Our help poor, old or disabled-led families & single mother households get through this time.
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EWTN News Nightly Aug 20
Catholic Relief Services urges the administration not to rescind foreign assistance funds intended to support U.S. diplomatic efforts. 's Bill O'Keefe looks how much money could potentially be lost for humanitarian efforts:
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Catholic Relief Aug 21
That looks like a lot of food! At this distribution we provided more than 50,000 pounds of food to 416 families in this community in . Each household received enough food to last them 2 weeks.
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Catholic Relief Aug 21
Some people may think that distributing food to people in need means you pull up a truck, open the back & start handing out food. That can create big problems. We distribute food in a carefully managed, dignifying and efficient way in .
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Catholic Relief Aug 21
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Catholic Relief Aug 21
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Catholic Relief Aug 21
For over 75 years, CRS has responded to around the world, sometimes before they are reported by the media. This is only possible thanks to your support. When you donate to disaster relief, we can respond to immediately and efficiently.
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Catholic Relief Aug 21
For about 5 years there have been very poor rains in southern . Many families haven’t had normal meals in that time. We are providing nutritious food to poor families, thanks to funding from .
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Catholic Relief Aug 20
To keep from moving, communities are planting various types of plants, including a type of that doesn’t have spines (circled in red in this photo) that they can feed to their livestock.
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Catholic Relief Aug 20
It’s almost unbelievable how large an area communities in southern have been able to cover with plants to keep from overrunning their villages and farmland.
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Catholic Relief Aug 20
When communities in work to keep from blowing, they not only get the long-term benefit of protecting their farmland and villages, but they also get paid in food for the work they’re doing, thanks to funding from .
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Catholic Relief Aug 20
Can actually be turned into ? Yes! We're working with communities in to cover dunes with plants so the dunes don’t blow onto their villages, but they’re also planting pumpkins, sweet potatoes & more, producing much-needed food.
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Catholic Relief Aug 20
In southern , it can be devastating when shift and move, covering over people’s farms and villages. We’re working with communities to stop that from happening.
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Catholic Relief Aug 19
This is “sisal,” a type of Agave plant that is common in southern . It’s one of the plants communities are using to help stabilize to keep them from overrunning their villages and farmland.
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Catholic Relief Aug 19
Tabitha Ayen is one of the most remarkable people you’ve never heard of. Raised in camps, she now manages a food program in . She also oversees a staff of 300 and even negotiated a hostage release. Read her incredible story here:
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Catholic Relief Aug 19
, thank you for meeting with the and Catholic Relief Services about integrating into programs that support vulnerable children around the world.
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Catholic Relief Aug 19
It’s windy at the ocean, so it’s no surprise the on the southern coast of are moving onto people’s farmland and villages. The wind in this video is your average wind on your average day. You should see a truly windy day!
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Catholic Relief Aug 19
A farmer from the coast of southern explains why it’s so important that community members work hard to keep from moving onto their land by covering them with plants. Funding from is helping to make this possible.
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