Caritas appeal for Thailand
Catholic World News - November 10, 2011
Caritas Internationalis, the Church’s confederation of relief and development agencies, has issued a $695,000 appeal on behalf of Thai flood victims.
“This year’s strikingly heavy monsoon rain led to flooding in the majority of Thailand’s provinces, affecting over eight million people,” Caritas noted in a press release. “Over 10,000 factories and businesses--employing over half a million workers--have also been affected. Thousands of workers may lose their jobs for several months until factories reopen. With infrastructure damaged, hygiene and sanitation are a concern.”
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 July expenses ($18,826 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!