Caritas appeal for Bangladesh
Catholic World News - September 06, 2011
Caritas Internationalis, the confederation of Catholic relief and development agencies, has issued appeal on behalf of Bangladesh, where 1.5 million have been affected by severe flooding.
“For over a week, families have been living in overcrowded flood shelters and surviving with minimum or no food or sanitation facilities,” said Dr. Benedict Alo D'Rozario, executive director of Caritas Bangladesh. “They are in urgent need of food to prevent starvation, plastic sheets for shelter, and toilets to avoid health hazards like water-borne diseases.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($34,995 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!